Uncle Tom's Cabin
by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2004
The moving abolitionist novel that fueled the fire of the human rights debate in 1852 and melodramatically condemned the institution of slavery through such powerfully realized characters as Tom, Eliza, Topsy, Eva, and Simon Legree. First published more than 150 years ago, this monumental work is today being reexamined by critics, scholars, and students.
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by Alfred John Church - Blackie & Son ltd.
The year 146 B.C. was an annus mirabilis in the development of Roman dominion. I have attempted in this story to group some picturesque incidents round the person of a young Greek who struggles in vain to resist the destiny of the conquering race.
by Bernie Babcock - ManyBooks
This story of the little house at Behtany is worthy of a place among the few really great novels based on the New Testament -- Ben-Hur, Saul of Tarsus, Quo Vadis must admit The Coming of the King to their select company.
by Gustave Flaubert - eBooks@Adelaide
A historical novel set in Carthage during the third century BCE, immediately before and during the Mercenary Revolt which took place shortly after the First Punic War. The book is largely an exercise in sensuous and violent exoticism.
by L. Muhlbach - Project Gutenberg
Profound silence reigned in the valleys and gorges of Jena and Auerstadt. The battles were over. The victorious French had marched to Jena to repose for a few days, while the defeated Prussians had fled to Weimar, or were wandering across the fields.