Famous, all-encompassing, passionate, but ultimately doomed love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, and how this unresolved passion eventually destroys them and the people around them. Today considered a classic of English literature, Wuthering Heights was met with mixed reviews when it first appeared, mainly because of the narrative's stark depiction of mental and physical cruelty.
"Five stars for the wonderful Emma Messenger"
Austen’s heroine Elizabeth Bennet deals with the issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of early 19th-century England. Austen at her wittiest.
"Great Book Made Better by the Perfect Narrator"
Jane Eyre follows the emotions and experiences of eponymous Jane Eyre, her growth to adulthood, and her love for Mr. Rochester, the byronic master of Thornfield Hall. The novel contains elements of social criticism, with a strong sense of morality at its core, but is nonetheless a novel many consider ahead of its time given the individualistic character of Jane and the novel's exploration of sexuality, religion, and proto-feminism.
"Wonderful story, wonderfully narrated"
In 1905 New York City, Lily Bart is a young, witty and beautiful socialite. Through a series of unfortunate events, she learns of the bitter consequences for a single woman without wealth, living in an uncaring society.
"The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton"
Beatrix Potter's most famous tales in one wonderful collection. Contains The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale Of Benjamin Bunny, The Tale of Mister Todd, The Tale of The Flopsy Bunnies, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin and The Tale of Two Bad Mice.
"Bedtime stories with Alexa"
Peter Rabbit returns to Mr. McGregor's garden with his cousin Benjamin to retrieve the clothes he lost there during his previous adventure.
The adventures of badger Tommy Brock and his arch enemy Mr. Tod the fox. The tale is critically considered one of Potter's "most complex and successful in plot and tone." A delight!
Two mice, Tom Thumb and Hunca Munca, discover a beautiful dollhouse, and decide to explore it. In the process, they cause some havoc! One of Potter's finest tales.
A classic of children’s literature, the iconic Peter Rabbit made his first appearance in 1902. In this story Peter disobeys his mother's orders and sneaks into Mr. McGregor's garden. This wonderful tale has been enjoyed by millions of children.
"beautiful retelling of an old favourite"
The story of Nutkin and his narrow escape from an owl called Old Brown. This book followed The Tale of Peter Rabbit, and was an instant hit.
Hear the adventures of the flopsy bunnies, the children of Benjamin and Flopsy. The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies is a continuation of the Peter the Rabbit series.