Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life is exactly what it claims.
Daniel Deronda meets the beautiful, extravagant Gwendolen in Germany.
A country girl moves to the big city and lives her own version of the American Dream.
Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886) was an eccentric, reclusive poet, though born to a family.
The Monk: A Romance tells of the spectacular downfall of a Spanish monk. Ambroio lusts.
Rudyard Kipling's 1897 novel Captains Courageous follows the adventures and subsequent growth.
The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit is, according to Dickens, a novel about selfishness.
Considered the inventor of the essay itself, Michel de Montaigne published Essays.
Bel Ami was the second published novel by French writer Guy de Maupassant.