25 Favorite Novels II (Hunchback of Notre Dame, Three Musketeers, Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield, Moby Dick, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Age of Innocence, Jude the Obscure, Secret Agent, Howards End, Room with a View, Where Angels Fear to Tread, More)

25 Favorite Novels II (Hunchback of Notre Dame, Three Musketeers, Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield, Moby Dick, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Age of Innocence, Jude the Obscure, Secret Agent, Howards End, Room with a View, Where Angels Fear to Tread, More)

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Overview

The second volume in the series "25 Favorite Novels," this anthology is arranged chronologically--not by date that the work was published, but by the rough date in which the action takes place. These books provide an interesting walk through history, showing the sentiment of the different times and places they describe.

In this collection, you will enjoy action, adventure, mystery, and suspense, along with tales of romance, courage, coming of age, and overcoming obstacles. Perfect for long bus rides to or from work or school, or for cozying up with during any quiet moment, you are sure to find a book to suit your mood in this collection.

This volume contains the following great works:

The Hunchback of Notre Dame, by Victor Hugo (1831)
The Three Musketeers, by Alexandre Dumas (1844)
The Man in the Iron Mask, by Alexandre Dumas (1847)
Twenty Years After, by Alexandre Dumas (1845)
Joseph Andrews, by Henry Fielding (1742)
The Last of the Mohicans, by James Fenimore Cooper (1826)
A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens (1859)
David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens (1850)
Fathers and Sons (Fathers and Children), by Ivan Turgenev (1862)
Moby Dick, or The Whale, by Herman Melville (1851)
Uncle Tom’s Cabin, or Life Among the Lowly, by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1852)
The Red Badge of Courage, by Stephen Crane (1895)
Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton (1920)
Far from the Madding Crowd, by Thomas Hardy (1874)
The Return of the Native, by Thomas Hardy (1878)
The Mayor of Casterbridge, by Thomas Hardy (1886)
Jude the Obscure, by Thomas Hardy (1895)
The Secret Agent, by Joseph Conrad (1907)
The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde (1890)
White Fang, by Jack London (1906)
The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1901)
Where Angels Fear to Tread, by E. M. Forster (1905)
A Room with a View, by E. M. Forster (1908)
Howards End, by E. M. Forster (1910)
Of Human Bondage, by Somerset Maughan (1915)

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012311801
Publisher: New World Publishers, LLC
Publication date: 02/04/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 487,688
File size: 13 MB
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About the Author

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist. His innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.

Date of Birth:

February 7, 1812

Date of Death:

June 18, 1870

Place of Birth:

Portsmouth, England

Place of Death:

Gad's Hill, Kent, England

Education:

Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington

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