Cranford is the best-known novel of the 19th century English writer Elizabeth Gaskell.
Susanna Rowson's Charlotte Temple became a huge seller in America from its first publication there in 1794, subsequently going through over two hundred editions.
George Eliot's novel The Mill on the Floss, orginally published in 1860 as three volumes, tells of the lives of brother and sister Tom and Maggie Tulliver as they grow up upon the River Floss.
Trilby (1894) is a gothic horror novel by George du Maurier and one of the most popular novels of its time, perhaps the second best selling novel of the Fin de siècle period after Bram Stoker's Dracula.
This first novel in Sax Rohmer's series, The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu combined together previously written short stories into a single story about the dealings of this criminal mastermind.
British writer John Buchan's Greenmantle is the second of five adventure novels to star Richard Hannay, a man with a remarkable knack for getting out of sticky situations, and indeed getting into them in the first place.
One of Henry James' greatest novels, The Ambassadors is a dark comedy from 1903.
Thomas Hardy's final novel Jude the Obscure explores notions of class, religion, marriage and modernization through its protagonist Jude Fawley, a working-class man who dreams of being a scholar.
Adam Bede follows the lives of a fictional rural community.