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Samuel Langhorne Clemens known by his pen name Mark Twain, was a writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. He was lauded as the "greatest humorist this country has produced".
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Le Morte Darthur
Syr Thomas Malory - 2017-08-18 (first published in 1485)
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First published in 1485 by William Caxton, Le Morte d'Arthur is today perhaps the best-known work of Arthurian literature in English. Many modern Arthurian writers have used Malory as their principal source, including T. H. White in his popular The Once and Future King and Tennyson in The Idylls of the King....
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The Arabian Nights
Andrew Lang - 2016-09-25 (first published in 1994)
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Andrew Lang (31 March 1844 - 20 July 1912) was a Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him....
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Gulliver's Travels
Jonathan Swift - 2007-11-01 (first published in 1726)
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Swift's masterful satire is as entertaining today as it was when first published in 1726. Written with great wit and invention, Gulliver's Travels has captivated readers for nearly three centuries....
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The French Revolution
A History (Modern Library Classics)
Thomas Carlyle - 2002-05-14 (first published in 1837)
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The book that established Thomas Carlyles reputation when first published in 1837, this spectacular historical masterpiece has since been accepted as the standard work on the subject. It combines a shrewd insight into character, a vivid realization of the picturesque, and a singular ability to bring the past to blazing life, making it a reading exp...