World Classic Masterpieces

The mysterious affair at styles

The mysterious affair at styles was Agatha Christie’s first published novel, introducing the one and only Hercule Poirot. Detective Poirot is one of Agatha Christie’s most famous and long-lived characters. Alongside Poirot, we will also meet Inspector (later, Chief Inspector) Japp, and Lieutenant Hastings (later, Captain), as well as a ...
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The farther adventures of Robinson Crusoe

This novel is the captivating sequel to the original adventures of the famed adventurer Robinson Crusoe. In this classic and timeless novel, Crusoe the adventurer finds himself bored with his prosperity as well as consumed by an irresistible longing to return to the island that he left many years before ...
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The biography of Satan

Who is Satan? Where does Satan come from? Does Satan have a twin brother? Why is there a devil, a heaven, and a hell? If the devil exists, why does God allow Satan to exist? This fascinating book attempts to decipher these as well as many other questions. Our fascination ...
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Vathek: an Arabian tale

In this classic and timeless novel, we encounter the rise and fall of the once mighty Vathek. The story chronicles the fall from power of the Caliph Vathek (a fictionalized version of the historical Al-Wathiq), who engages with his mother, Carathis, in a series of licentious and deplorable activities designed ...
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Pinya de rosa

In this classic and timeless collection of stories, we are introduced to a crossroads merging religious concerns, spirituality, romanticism, and the relation of nature with the human fiber. Written in a prolific style that can be thought of as “bitter harmony,” the stories show a Homeric style of literary transitions ...
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The mansion

In this classic and timeless story, the great Henry van Dyke sets forth the ideals of kindness, sympathy, fellowship, and self-sacrifice that permeate the human soul. In our struggle to live our lives, The Mansion presents a message about the importance of charity to remind us of the true spirit of ...
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The human machine

“You are the most fascinating bit of machinery that ever was. You do yourself less than justice. It is said that men are only interested in themselves. The truth is that, as a rule, men are interested in every mortal thing except themselves. They have a habit of taking themselves ...
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The importance of being Earnest

This classic and timeless play is a gelastic comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious characters in order to escape burdensome social obligations. Working within the social conventions of late Victorian London, the play’s major themes are (1) the interplay of triviality and social standards when confronting well regarded and ...
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