The Call of the Wild is Jack London's most popular book and is considered by many to be his best.
Jack London's White Fang is the story of a wolf-dog's journey from wildness into becoming civilized by humanity.
Nicholas Nickleby is left responsible for his mother and sister when his father dies.
The Pickwick Papers was Dickens' first published novel and the first ever publishing phenomenon with illegal copies, theatrical performances and merchandise.
The Woman in White is credited with being the first of the sensation novels, and one of the finest examples of the genre.
The industrialist, businessman, and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (1835 - 1919) established a gospel of wealth that can be neither ignored nor forgotten, and set a pace in distribution that succeeding millionaires have followed as a precedent.
The Sonnets compiles 154 Sonnets written by Shakespeare on all manner of themes from love and fidelity to politics and lineage.
A Russian prince returns to Saint Petersburg after a long absence in Switzerland, where he was undergoing treatment for epilepsy.
The Brothers Grimm, Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm (1786-1859), were born in Hanau, near Frankfurt, in the German state of Hesse.