Acronimous's Books

Here's the list of books submitted by acronimous  —  There are currently 86 books total — keep up the great work!

Winnie-the-Pooh

"Winnie-the-Pooh" is a delightful children's book written by A. A. Milne. Set in the Hundred Acre Wood, the story follows the adventures of a lovable bear named Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends, including Christopher Robin, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger, Rabbit, and Owl. Each chapter brings a new escapad...

by A. A. Milne

added by acronimous
11 months ago

Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a novel by Lew Wallace, published by Harper and Brothers on November 12, 1880, and considered "the most influential Christian book of the nineteenth century". It became a best-selling American novel, surpassing Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin in sales.

by Lew Wallace

added by acronimous
2 years ago

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights is an 1847 novel by Emily Brontë, initially published under the pseudonym Ellis Bell. It concerns two families of the landed gentry living on the West Yorkshire moors, the Earnshaws and the Lintons, and their turbulent relationships with Earnshaw's adopted son, Heathcliff.

by Emily Brontë

added by acronimous
2 years ago

The Art of War

The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the Late Spring and Autumn Period. The work, which is attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu, is composed of 13 chapters. Each one is devoted to an aspect of warfare and how it applies to military strategy a...

by Sun Tzu

added by acronimous
3 years ago

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, written by herself is an autobiography by Harriet Jacobs, a mother and fugitive slave, published in 1861 by L. Maria Child, who edited the book for its author. Jacobs used the pseudonym Linda Brent.

by Harriet Jacobs

added by acronimous
3 years ago

Armazindy

James Whitcomb Riley poems book published in the 1894 book Armazindy and received very negative reviews that referred to poems like "The Little Dog-Woggy" and "Jargon-Jingle" as "drivel" and to Riley as a "worn out genius". Most of his growing number of critics suggested that he ignored the quali...

by James Whitcomb Riley

added by acronimous
3 years ago

Beowulf

Beowulf is an Old English epic poem consisting of 3,182 alliterative lines. It is one of the most important works of Old English literature. The date of composition is a matter of contention among scholars; the only certain dating pertains to the manuscript, which was produced between 975 and 1025.

by John Lesslie Hall

added by acronimous
3 years ago

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray is a Gothic and philosophical novel by Oscar Wilde, first published complete in the July 1890 issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine. Fearing the story was indecent, prior to publication the magazine's editor deleted roughly five hundred words without Wilde's knowledge.

by Oscar Wilde

added by acronimous
3 years ago

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett first published in book form in 1911, after serialization in The American Magazine. Set in England, it is one of Burnett's most popular novels and seen as a classic of English children's literature. Several stage and film adaptations have be...

by Frances Hodgson Burnett

added by acronimous
3 years ago

Morgue Ship

This was Burnett's last trip. Three more shelves to fill with space-slain warriors--and he would be among the living again.

by Alice MacGowan

added by acronimous
3 years ago

The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild is a short adventure novel by Jack London, published in 1903 and set in Yukon, Canada, during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, when strong sled dogs were in high demand. The central character of the novel is a dog named Buck.

by Jack London

added by acronimous
3 years ago

A Doll's House

A Doll's House is a three-act play written by Henrik Ibsen. It premiered at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 21 December 1879, having been published earlier that month. The play is set in the home of the Helmer family in an unspecified Norwegian town or city, circa 1879 and focuses on...

by Henrik Ibsen

added by acronimous
3 years ago

Kari the Elephant

A nine-year-old boy raises and trains Kari the elephant, learning about the law of the jungle and the intelligence and the dignity of elephants.

by Dhan Gopal Mukerji

added by acronimous
3 years ago

White Fang

White Fang is a novel by American author Jack London — and the name of the book's eponymous character, a wild wolfdog. First serialized in Outing magazine, it was published in 1906.

by Jack London

added by acronimous
4 years ago

Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progress is Charles Dickens's second novel, and was published as a serial from 1837 to 1839 and released as a three-volume book in 1838, before the serialization ended. The story centres on orphan Oliver Twist, born in a workhouse and sold into apprenticeship wi...

by Charles Dickens

added by acronimous
4 years ago

The Turn of the Screw

The Turn of the Screw is an 1898 horror novella by Henry James that first appeared in serial format in Collier's Weekly magazine. In October 1898 it appeared in The Two Magics, a book published by Macmillan in New York City and Heinemann in London.

by Henry James

added by acronimous
4 years ago

Anthem

Anthem is a dystopian fiction novella by Russian-American writer Ayn Rand, written in 1937 and first published in 1938 in the United Kingdom. The story takes place at an unspecified future date when mankind has entered another Dark Age.

by Ayn Rand

added by acronimous
4 years ago

Little Women

Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the book over several months at the request of her publisher.

by Louisa May Alcott

added by acronimous
4 years ago

On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection

On the Origin of Species, published on 24 November 1859, is a work of scientific literature by Charles Darwin which is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology. Darwin's book introduced the scientific theory that populations evolve over the course of generations through a process o...

by Charles Darwin

added by acronimous
4 years ago

Aesop's Fables

Aesop's Fables, or the Aesopica, is a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and storyteller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 564 BCE.

by Aesop

added by acronimous
4 years ago

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper is a novel by American author Mark Twain. It was first published in 1881 in Canada, before its 1882 publication in the United States. The novel represents Twain's first attempt at historical fiction.

by Mark Twain

added by acronimous
4 years ago

The Canterville Ghost

"The Canterville Ghost" is a short story by Oscar Wilde. It was the first of Wilde's stories to be published, appearing in two parts in The Court and Society Review, 23 February and 2 March 1887.

by Oscar Wilde

added by acronimous
4 years ago

The Souls of Black Folk

The Souls of Black Folk is a 1903 work of American literature by W. E. B. Du Bois. It is a seminal work in the history of sociology and a cornerstone of African-American literature. The book contains several essays on race, some of which the magazine Atlantic Monthly had previously published.

by W. E. B. Du Bois

added by acronimous
4 years ago

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

The Mysterious Affair at Styles is a detective novel by British writer Agatha Christie. It was written in the middle of the First World War, in 1916, and first published by John Lane in the United States in October 1920 and in the United Kingdom by The Bodley Head on 21 January 1921.

by Agatha Christie

added by acronimous
4 years ago

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

The Tale of Peter Rabbit is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter that follows mischievous and disobedient young Peter Rabbit as he gets into, and is chased about, the garden of Mr. McGregor. He escapes and returns home to his mother, who puts him to bed after offering him c...

by Beatrix Potter

added by acronimous
4 years ago

Noli Me Tángere

Noli Me Tángere, Latin for "Touch me not", is an 1887 novel by José Rizal, one of the national heroes of the Philippines during the colonization of the country by Spain, to describe perceived inequities of the Spanish Catholic friars and the ruling government.

by José Rizal

added by acronimous
4 years ago

A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet is an 1887 detective novel by Scottish author Arthur Conan Doyle. The story marks the first appearance of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, who would become the most famous detective duo in popular fiction.

by Arthur Conan Doyle

added by acronimous
4 years ago

The Eagles Gather

Continues the story of the Bouchard family begun in "Dynasty of death."

by Taylor Caldwell

added by acronimous
4 years ago

The Jungle

The Jungle is a 1906 novel by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair. Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities.

by Upton Sinclair

added by acronimous
4 years ago

The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov is the final novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky. Dostoevsky spent nearly two years writing The Brothers Karamazov, which was published as a serial in The Russian Messenger from January 1879 to November 1880. Dostoevsky died less than four months after its publica...

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

added by acronimous
4 years ago

Common Sense

Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–1776 advocating independence from Great Britain to people in the Thirteen Colonies. Writing in clear and persuasive prose, Paine marshaled moral and political arguments to encourage common people in the Colonies to fight for egalitarian g...

by Thomas Paine

added by acronimous
4 years ago

Ethan Frome

Ethan Frome is a 1911 book by American author Edith Wharton. It is set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts. The novel was adapted into a film, Ethan Frome, in 1993.

by Edith Wharton

added by acronimous
4 years ago

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