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Homer, The Iliad

Author: Homeros
Original title: Ἰλιάς, Iliás
Original language: Ancient Greek
Genre: Epic historical poem
Date of creation: ~ The eight century BC
Public: Adults, teenagers

Homer, The Odyssey

Author: Homeros
Original title: Ὀδύσσεια, Odýsseia
Original language: Ancient Greek
Genre: Epic historical poem
Date of creation: ~ The eight century BC
Public: Adults, teenagers

Virgil, The Aeneid

Author: Publius Vergilius Maro
Original title: Aeneis
Original language: Latin
Genre: Epic historical poem
Date of creation: ~ The twenty-nine – nineteenth century BC
Public: Adults, teenagers

Beowulf

Author: Anonymous
Original title: Beowulf
Original language: Old English
Genre: Epic heroic poem
Date of creation: ~ The eight century AD
Publication year: 1815
Public: Adults, teenagers

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Author: Anonymous
Original title: Sir Gawayn and þe Grene Knyȝt
Original language: Middle English
Genre: Chivalric story
Date of creation: ~ The fourteenth century AD
Publication date: 1839
Public: Adults, teenagers

Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy

Author: Dante Alighieri (1265 – 1321)
Original title: Divina Commedia
Original language: Italian
Genre: Epic poem
Publication year: 1472
Public: Adults, teenagers

Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote

Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616)
Original title: El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha
Original language: Spanish
Genre: Adventure novel
Publication year: 1605 and 1615
Public: Adults, teenagers

Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe

Author: Daniel Defoe (1660 – 1731)
Original title: The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
Original language: English
Genre: Adventure novel
Publication year: 1719
Public: Adults, teenagers

Alessandro Manzoni, The Betrothed

Author: Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Antonio Manzoni (1785 – 1873)
Original title: I promessi sposi
Original language: Italian
Genre: Historical novel
Publication year: 1827
Public: Adults

Nicholas Cardinal Wiseman, Fabiola

Author: Nicholas Patrick Stephen Cardinal Wiseman (1802 – 1865)
Original title: Fabiola or, the Church of the Catacombs
Original language: English
Genre: Historical novel
Publication year: 1854
Public: Adults

Saint John Henry Newman, Loss and Gain

Author: Saint John Henry Newman (1547 – 1616)
Original title: Loss and Gain
Original language: English
Genre: Autobiographic novel
Publication year: 1848
Public: Adults

Saint John Henry Newman, Callista

Author: Saint John Henry Newman (1801 – 1890)
Original title: Callista
Original language: English
Genre: Historical novel
Publication year: 1855
Public: Adults

Elizabeth Gaskell, Wives and Daughters

Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1810 – 1865)
Original title: Wives and Daughters
Original language: English
Genre: Family drama
Publication year: 1866
Public: Adults, teenagers

Jules Verne, Journey to the Center of the Earth

Author: Jules Gabriel Verne (1828-1905)
Original title: Voyage au centre de la Terre
Original language: French
Genre: Adventure novel
Publication year: 1864
Public: Adults, teenagers

Jules Verne, In Search of the Castaways

Author: Jules Gabriel Verne (1828-1905)
Original title: Les Enfants du capitaine Grant
Original language: French
Genre: Adventure novel
Publication year: 1867-1868
Public: Adults, teenagers

Jules Verne, Twenty Thousands Leagues Under the Sea

Author: Jules Gabriel Verne (1828-1905)
Original title: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers: Tour du monde sous-marin
Original language: French
Genre: Adventure novel
Publication year: 1871
Public: Adults, teenagers

Jules Verne, Around the World in Eighty Days

Author: Jules Gabriel Verne (1828-1905)
Original title: Le Tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours
Original language: French
Genre: Adventure novel
Publication year: 1872
Public: Adults, teenagers

George MacDonald, The Princess and the Goblin

Author: George MacDonald (1824 – 1905)
Original title: The Princess and the Goblin
Original language: English
Genre: Novel
Publication year: 1872
Public: Children

Jules Verne, The Mysterious Island

Author: Jules Gabriel Verne (1828-1905)
Original title: L’Île mystérieuse
Original language: French
Genre: Adventure novel
Publication year: 1875
Public: Adults, teenagers

Carlo Collodi, The Adventures of Pinocchio

Author: Carlo Lorenzini “Collodi” (1826-1890)
Original title: Le avventure di Pinocchio
Original language: Italian
Genre: Fantastic novel
Publication year: 1883
Public: Children

George MacDonald, The Princess and Curdie

Author: George MacDonald (1824 – 1905)
Original title: The Princess and Curdie
Original language: English
Genre: Fantasy novel
Publication year: 1883
Public: Children

Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island

Author: Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson (1850-1894)
Original title: Treasure Island
Original language: English
Genre: Adventure novel
Publication year: 1883
Public: Adults, teenagers

Henryk Sienkiewicz, With Fire and Sword

Author: Henryk Adam Aleksander Pius Sienkiewicz (1846-1916)
Original title: Ogniem i mieczem
Original language: Polish
Genre: Adventure, historical novel
Publication year: 1884
Public: Adults, teenagers

Henryk Sienkiewicz, The Deluge

Author: Henryk Adam Aleksander Pius Sienkiewicz (1846-1916)
Original title: Potop
Original language: Polish
Genre: Adventure, historical novel
Publication year: 1886
Public: Adults, teenagers

Henryk Sienkiewicz, Fire in the Steppe

Author: Henryk Adam Aleksander Pius Sienkiewicz (1846-1916)
Original title: Pan Wołodyjowski
Original language: Polish
Genre: Adventure, historical novel
Publication year: 1988
Public: Adults, teenagers

Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet

Author: Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (1859-1930)
Original title: A Study in Scarlet
Original language: English
Genre: Detective novel
Publication year: 1887-1888
Public: Adults, teenagers

Karl May, Winnetou

Author: Karl Friedrich May (1842-1912)
Original title: Winnetou der Rote Gentleman
Original language: German
Genre: Adventure novel
Publication year: 1893
Public: Teenagers

Karl May, Old Surehand

Author: Karl Friedrich May (1842-1912)
Original title: Old Surehand
Original language: German
Genre: Adventure novel
Publication year: 1894-1897
Public: Teenagers

Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

Author: Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski (1857-1924)
Original title: Heart of Darkness
Original language: English
Genre: Novel
Publication year: 1899-1902
Public: Adults

Joseph Conrad, Typhoon

Author: Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski (1857-1924)
Original title: Typhoon
Original language: English
Genre: Novella
Publication year: 1902
Public: Adults, teenagers

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, The Napoleon of Notting Hill

Author: Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936)
Original title: The Napoleon of Notting Hill
Original language: English
Genre: Adventure novel
Publication year: 1904
Public: Adults

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, The Man Who Was Thursday

Author: Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936)
Original title: The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare
Original language: English
Genre: Philosophical, adventure novel
Publication year: 1908
Public: Adults

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, The Ballad of the White Horse

Author: Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936)
Original title: The Ballad of the White Horse
Original language: English
Genre: Epic, historical poem
Publication year: 1911
Public: Adults, teenagers

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, The Flying Inn

Author: Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936)
Original title: The Flying Inn
Original language: English
Genre: Novel
Publication year: 1914
Public: Adults

Joseph Conrad, The Rescue

Author: Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski (1857-1924)
Original title: The Rescue, A Romance of the Shallows
Original language: English
Genre: Novel
Publication year: 1920
Public: Adults
Gilbert Keith Chesterton, The Complete Father Brown Stories

Author: Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936)
Original language: English
Genre: Detective stories
Publication year: 1911-1936
Public: Adults, teenagers

Georges Bernanos, The Diary of a Country Priest

Author: Louis Émile Clément Georges Bernanos (1888-1948)
Original language: French
Original title: Journal d’un curé de campagne
Genre: Novel
Publication year: 1936
Public: Adults

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

Author: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973)
Original title: The Hobbit, or There and Back Again
Original language: English
Genre: Fantasy novel
Publication year: 1937
Public: Adults, teenagers, children

C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters

Author: Clive Staples Lewis (1898 – 1963)
Original title: The Screwtape Letters
Original language: English
Genre: Philosophical, theological novel
Publication year: 1942
Public: Adults, teenagers

C.S. Lewis, The Space Trilogy

Author: Clive Staples Lewis (1898 – 1963)
Original title: The Space Trilogy
Original language: English
Genre: Science fiction novels
Publication year: 1938-1945
Public: Adults, teenagers

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

Author: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973)
Original title: The Lord of the Rings
Original language: English
Genre: Fantasy novel
Publication year: 1954-1955
Public: Adults, teenagers

C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia

Author: Clive Staples Lewis (1898 – 1963)
Original title: The Chronicles of Narnia
Original language: English
Genre: Fantasy novel
Publication year: 1950-1956
Public: Children, teenagers

Michel Tournier, Friday and Robinson

Author: Michel Tournier (1924-2016)
Original title: Vendredi ou la Vie sauvage
Original language: French
Genre: Novel
Publication year: 1971
Public: Teenagers

Ishiguro Kazuo, The Remains of the Day

Author: Sir Kazuo Ishiguro (1954 – )
Original title: The Remains of the Day
Original language: English
Genre: Novel
Publication year: 1989
Public: Adults

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