The Books Guide

Books from libraries and publishers worldwide

28
Jun

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Published in 1813, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is one of the most famous and loved books in English literature. Till now, the novel was sold in more than 20 million copies all over the world, while the story was adapted in movies and theatres, but also inspired a lot of other books. Plot summary Pride and Prejudice follows Elizabeth Bennet`s story, a young woman who has to deal with education, morality, manners, upbringing and marriage in the context  [ Read More ]

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27
Jun

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Margaret Mitchell`s novel Gone with the Wind is one of the most famous novels in American history. Published in 1936, this Pulitzer Prize winning novel was adapted as film in 1939 receiving ten Oscars and the love story between Scarlett O`Hara and Rhett Butler became a classic. Plot summary Gone with the Wind is a historical romance that takes place in Tara, a northern Georgia plantation, during the Civil War and Reconstruction years. Basically, the novel follows the life of  [ Read More ]

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27
Jun

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Written by Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina is one of the greatest books in universal literature. Even now, 132 years after the Russian author wrote it, many critics consider it the best fiction novel of all times. But what makes Anna Karenina so special? The fact that it transcends the time barrier and it is relevant even for modern times. The plot, the characters and the themes are all bounded together in a book so realistic and complex that you will  [ Read More ]

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