A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same period. It follows the lives of several characters through these events.

Adam of the Road

Adam of the Road

Adam is an eleven-year-old boy who wants to become like his father, Roger, and to do so he tries to be the best minstrel in England.
The Hobbit

The Hobbit

Gandalf tricks Bilbo into hosting a party for Thorin and his band of dwarves, who sing of reclaiming the Lonely Mountain and its vast treasure from the dragon Smaug.
Kidnapped

Kidnapped

David is naive but resourceful; his parents have recently died, and he is out to make his way in the world...
Johnny Tremain

Johnny Tremain

The story begins in the Boston, Massachusetts silversmith shop of Ephraim Lapham, where protagonist Johnny Tremain is a promising apprentice...
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