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The brilliant conclusion to the Palliser novels, this touching story follows the elderly Duke of Omnium, the former prime minister of England, as he struggles to overcome his grief at the loss of his beloved wife, Lady Glencora. To complicate matters, he must also deal with the willfulness of his three adult children as he tries to guide and support them—his plans for them are quite different from their own.
While his two sons, sent...
The third novel in his famed Palliser series, Anthony Trollope's The Eustace Diamonds centers on a beautiful diamond necklace that has been passed down for generations in the Eustace family and has now fallen into the hands of Lizzie Greystock, a gold digger extraordinaire. Soon afterwards, Lizzie reports the diamonds missing, but is there more to this story than meets the eye?
Ovid's sensuous and witty poem brings together a dazzling array of mythological tales ingeniously linked by the idea of transformation, often as a result of love or lust, in which men and women find themselves magically changed into new and sometimes extraordinary beings. Beginning with the creation of the world and ending with the deification of Augustus, Ovid interweaves many of the best known myths and legends of ancient Greece and Rome, including...
6) Adam Bede
Adam Bede follows the lives of a fictional rural community. The life and expectations of the good carpenter Adam Bede are disrupted when the local lord takes liberties below his station and his conscience. The novel is a discussion of class and education and also of religion, with the female Methodist preacher Dinah Morris coming to the fore as the novel progresses.
14) The Satyricon
16) The professor
18) The Forsyte saga
19) The marble faun
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