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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Lewis Stevenson

Published in: 1886
Pages: 96
Edition read: E-book

Book description:
Dr Jekyll has discovered the ultimate drug. A chemical that can turn him into something else. 237 more words

Classical Literature

Five Fascinating Facts about Gallus

A short biography of one of ancient Rome’s lost poets

1. The poetry of Gallus inspired a whole raft of famous Roman poets, but none of his work survives. 408 more words


Books Review #3: The Classics and Penguin Classics

  1. Lucretius. Stallings, A. E., trans. 2015 (hardcover reprint). The Nature of Things. New York: Penguin Classics.
  2. Sayers, Dorothy L. 1957 (paperback). The Song of Roland…
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Tess of the d'Urbervilles - How Thomas Hardy Influenced My Ideology.

I recently indulged in Thomas Hardy’s 1892 novel ‘Tess of the d’Urbervilles’ and was taken aback at the affect it had on me both emotionally and ideologically. 522 more words


Cometh Up As A Flower by Rhoda Broughton

As part of my degree, I often find myself reading books that I have never heard of and indeed which have largely fallen out of print. 440 more words


What is classical literature?

Many times asked and many times not answered question.
So, just don’t worry if you can’t either.
No precise definition there.

Fannie M. Clark asked 14 years old students that question and got two answers: 743 more words

Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince)

Read: Yes
Difficulty: I (I read it in French, but you can read it in English. If you read it in French but don’t speak French it’s probably a 13 out of 5.) 345 more words