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  • THE WORLD'S
  • GREATEST
  • BOOKS
    • JOINT EDITORS
      • ARTHUR MEE
        • Editor and Founder of the Book of Knowledge
      • Editor and Founder of the Book of Knowledge
      • J.A. HAMMERTON
        • Editor of Harmsworth's Universal Encyclopaedia
      • Editor of Harmsworth's Universal Encyclopaedia
      • VOL. VIII
      • FICTION
        • MCMX
      • MCMX
    • ARTHUR MEE
      • Editor and Founder of the Book of Knowledge
    • Editor and Founder of the Book of Knowledge
    • J.A. HAMMERTON
      • Editor of Harmsworth's Universal Encyclopaedia
    • Editor of Harmsworth's Universal Encyclopaedia
    • VOL. VIII
    • FICTION
      • MCMX
    • MCMX
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS
    • SIR WALTER SCOTT
      • Quentin Durward
        • I.--The Wanderer Meets Louis XI.
        • II.--The Scottish Archer
        • III.--A Prize for Honour
        • IV.--The Winning of the Prize
      • I.--The Wanderer Meets Louis XI.
      • II.--The Scottish Archer
      • III.--A Prize for Honour
      • IV.--The Winning of the Prize
      • Rob Roy
        • I.--I Meet Diana Vernon
        • II.--Rashleigh's Villainy
        • III.--In the Highlands
        • IV.--Rob Roy to the Rescue
      • I.--I Meet Diana Vernon
      • II.--Rashleigh's Villainy
      • III.--In the Highlands
      • IV.--Rob Roy to the Rescue
      • The Talisman
        • I.--The Knight of the Leopard
        • II.--Richard Coeur-de-Lion
        • III.--Richard and Sir Kenneth
        • IV.--The Victory of Sir Kenneth
      • I.--The Knight of the Leopard
      • II.--Richard Coeur-de-Lion
      • III.--Richard and Sir Kenneth
      • IV.--The Victory of Sir Kenneth
    • Quentin Durward
      • I.--The Wanderer Meets Louis XI.
      • II.--The Scottish Archer
      • III.--A Prize for Honour
      • IV.--The Winning of the Prize
    • I.--The Wanderer Meets Louis XI.
    • II.--The Scottish Archer
    • III.--A Prize for Honour
    • IV.--The Winning of the Prize
    • Rob Roy
      • I.--I Meet Diana Vernon
      • II.--Rashleigh's Villainy
      • III.--In the Highlands
      • IV.--Rob Roy to the Rescue
    • I.--I Meet Diana Vernon
    • II.--Rashleigh's Villainy
    • III.--In the Highlands
    • IV.--Rob Roy to the Rescue
    • The Talisman
      • I.--The Knight of the Leopard
      • II.--Richard Coeur-de-Lion
      • III.--Richard and Sir Kenneth
      • IV.--The Victory of Sir Kenneth
    • I.--The Knight of the Leopard
    • II.--Richard Coeur-de-Lion
    • III.--Richard and Sir Kenneth
    • IV.--The Victory of Sir Kenneth
    • MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY
      • Frankenstein
        • I.--Robert Walton's Letter
        • II.--Frankenstein's Story
        • III.--Frankenstein's Creation
        • IV.--The Doom of Frankenstein
        • V.--Walton's Letter, continued
      • I.--Robert Walton's Letter
      • II.--Frankenstein's Story
      • III.--Frankenstein's Creation
      • IV.--The Doom of Frankenstein
      • V.--Walton's Letter, continued
    • Frankenstein
      • I.--Robert Walton's Letter
      • II.--Frankenstein's Story
      • III.--Frankenstein's Creation
      • IV.--The Doom of Frankenstein
      • V.--Walton's Letter, continued
    • I.--Robert Walton's Letter
    • II.--Frankenstein's Story
    • III.--Frankenstein's Creation
    • IV.--The Doom of Frankenstein
    • V.--Walton's Letter, continued
    • SIR PHILIP SIDNEY
      • Arcadia
        • I.--Lost and Found
        • II.--The Lovers' Quest
        • III.--Through Perils to Peace
      • I.--Lost and Found
      • II.--The Lovers' Quest
      • III.--Through Perils to Peace
    • Arcadia
      • I.--Lost and Found
      • II.--The Lovers' Quest
      • III.--Through Perils to Peace
    • I.--Lost and Found
    • II.--The Lovers' Quest
    • III.--Through Perils to Peace
    • TOBIAS SMOLLETT
    • The Adventures of Roderick Random
      • I.--My Birth, Parentage, and Childhood
        • II.--I Arrive in London
        • III.--I Recover My Father
        • IV.--I Am Married
      • II.--I Arrive in London
      • III.--I Recover My Father
      • IV.--I Am Married
      • Peregrine Pickle
        • I.--Peregrine's Parentage
        • II.--The Commodore Takes Peregrine Under His Own Care
        • III.--First Acquaintance with Miss Emilia Gauntlet
        • IV.--Peregrine is Left an Orphan and Marries
      • I.--Peregrine's Parentage
      • II.--The Commodore Takes Peregrine Under His Own Care
      • III.--First Acquaintance with Miss Emilia Gauntlet
      • IV.--Peregrine is Left an Orphan and Marries
    • I.--My Birth, Parentage, and Childhood
      • II.--I Arrive in London
      • III.--I Recover My Father
      • IV.--I Am Married
    • II.--I Arrive in London
    • III.--I Recover My Father
    • IV.--I Am Married
    • Peregrine Pickle
      • I.--Peregrine's Parentage
      • II.--The Commodore Takes Peregrine Under His Own Care
      • III.--First Acquaintance with Miss Emilia Gauntlet
      • IV.--Peregrine is Left an Orphan and Marries
    • I.--Peregrine's Parentage
    • II.--The Commodore Takes Peregrine Under His Own Care
    • III.--First Acquaintance with Miss Emilia Gauntlet
    • IV.--Peregrine is Left an Orphan and Marries
    • MADAME DE STAËL
      • Corinne
        • I.--The Roman Poetess
        • II.--The Living and the Dead
        • III.--Corinne's Story
        • IV.--Parting and Pursuit
        • V.--The Clouded Moon
      • I.--The Roman Poetess
      • II.--The Living and the Dead
      • III.--Corinne's Story
      • IV.--Parting and Pursuit
      • V.--The Clouded Moon
    • Corinne
      • I.--The Roman Poetess
      • II.--The Living and the Dead
      • III.--Corinne's Story
      • IV.--Parting and Pursuit
      • V.--The Clouded Moon
    • I.--The Roman Poetess
    • II.--The Living and the Dead
    • III.--Corinne's Story
    • IV.--Parting and Pursuit
    • V.--The Clouded Moon
    • STENDHAL (HENRI BEYLE)
      • The Chartreuse of Parma
        • I. Fabrice del Dongo
        • II.--Giletti
        • III.--The Citadel
        • IV.--The Escape
        • V.--Clelia's Vow
      • I. Fabrice del Dongo
      • II.--Giletti
      • III.--The Citadel
      • IV.--The Escape
      • V.--Clelia's Vow
    • The Chartreuse of Parma
      • I. Fabrice del Dongo
      • II.--Giletti
      • III.--The Citadel
      • IV.--The Escape
      • V.--Clelia's Vow
    • I. Fabrice del Dongo
    • II.--Giletti
    • III.--The Citadel
    • IV.--The Escape
    • V.--Clelia's Vow
    • LAURENCE STERNE
      • Tristram Shandy
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
        • V
        • VI
        • VII.--The Story of Le Fevre
        • VIII.--The Story of Le Fevre (continued)
        • IX.--The Story of Le Fevre (concluded)
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII.--The Story of Le Fevre
      • VIII.--The Story of Le Fevre (continued)
      • IX.--The Story of Le Fevre (concluded)
    • Tristram Shandy
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII.--The Story of Le Fevre
      • VIII.--The Story of Le Fevre (continued)
      • IX.--The Story of Le Fevre (concluded)
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • VII.--The Story of Le Fevre
    • VIII.--The Story of Le Fevre (continued)
    • IX.--The Story of Le Fevre (concluded)
    • HARRIET BEECHER STOWE
      • Uncle Tom's Cabin
        • I.--Humane Dealing
        • II.--Eliza's Escape
        • III.--The Property Is Carried Off
        • IV.--Freedom
      • I.--Humane Dealing
      • II.--Eliza's Escape
      • III.--The Property Is Carried Off
      • IV.--Freedom
    • Uncle Tom's Cabin
      • I.--Humane Dealing
      • II.--Eliza's Escape
      • III.--The Property Is Carried Off
      • IV.--Freedom
    • I.--Humane Dealing
    • II.--Eliza's Escape
    • III.--The Property Is Carried Off
    • IV.--Freedom
    • EUGÈNE SUE
      • Mysteries of Paris
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
    • Mysteries of Paris
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • JONATHAN SWIFT
      • Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World
        • I.--A Voyage to Lilliput
        • II. I Depart from Blefusco
        • III.--A Voyage to Brobdingnag
        • IV.--At the Court of Brobdingnag
      • I.--A Voyage to Lilliput
      • II. I Depart from Blefusco
      • III.--A Voyage to Brobdingnag
      • IV.--At the Court of Brobdingnag
    • Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World
      • I.--A Voyage to Lilliput
      • II. I Depart from Blefusco
      • III.--A Voyage to Brobdingnag
      • IV.--At the Court of Brobdingnag
    • I.--A Voyage to Lilliput
    • II. I Depart from Blefusco
    • III.--A Voyage to Brobdingnag
    • IV.--At the Court of Brobdingnag
    • WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
      • The Newcomes
        • I.--The "Cave of Harmony"
        • II.--Clive Newman in Love
        • III.--Clive is Married
        • IV.--The Colonel Says "Adsum" When His Name is Called
      • I.--The "Cave of Harmony"
      • II.--Clive Newman in Love
      • III.--Clive is Married
      • IV.--The Colonel Says "Adsum" When His Name is Called
      • The Virginians
        • I.--Harry Warrington Comes Home
        • II.--Samaritans
        • III.--Harry Warrington is Disinherited
        • IV.--From the Warrington MSS.
      • I.--Harry Warrington Comes Home
      • II.--Samaritans
      • III.--Harry Warrington is Disinherited
      • IV.--From the Warrington MSS.
      • Vanity Fair
        • I.--Miss Sharp Opens Her Campaign
        • II.--Two Marriages
        • III.--After Waterloo
        • IV.--Colonel Dobbin Leaves the Army
      • I.--Miss Sharp Opens Her Campaign
      • II.--Two Marriages
      • III.--After Waterloo
      • IV.--Colonel Dobbin Leaves the Army
    • The Newcomes
      • I.--The "Cave of Harmony"
      • II.--Clive Newman in Love
      • III.--Clive is Married
      • IV.--The Colonel Says "Adsum" When His Name is Called
    • I.--The "Cave of Harmony"
    • II.--Clive Newman in Love
    • III.--Clive is Married
    • IV.--The Colonel Says "Adsum" When His Name is Called
    • The Virginians
      • I.--Harry Warrington Comes Home
      • II.--Samaritans
      • III.--Harry Warrington is Disinherited
      • IV.--From the Warrington MSS.
    • I.--Harry Warrington Comes Home
    • II.--Samaritans
    • III.--Harry Warrington is Disinherited
    • IV.--From the Warrington MSS.
    • Vanity Fair
      • I.--Miss Sharp Opens Her Campaign
      • II.--Two Marriages
      • III.--After Waterloo
      • IV.--Colonel Dobbin Leaves the Army
    • I.--Miss Sharp Opens Her Campaign
    • II.--Two Marriages
    • III.--After Waterloo
    • IV.--Colonel Dobbin Leaves the Army
    • COUNT LYOF N. TOLSTOY
      • Anna Karenina
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
        • V
        • VI
        • VII
        • VIII
        • IX
        • X
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII
      • VIII
      • IX
      • X
    • Anna Karenina
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII
      • VIII
      • IX
      • X
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • VII
    • VIII
    • IX
    • X
    • ANTHONY TROLLOPE
      • The Warden
        • I.--Hiram's Hospital
        • II.--The Barchester Reformer
        • III.--Iphigenia
        • IV.--The Warden Resigns
      • I.--Hiram's Hospital
      • II.--The Barchester Reformer
      • III.--Iphigenia
      • IV.--The Warden Resigns
      • Barchester Towers
        • I.--The New Bishop
        • II.--The Bishop's Chaplain
        • III.--Mrs. Proudie Gets a Fall
        • IV.--Mr. Slope Bids Farewell
      • I.--The New Bishop
      • II.--The Bishop's Chaplain
      • III.--Mrs. Proudie Gets a Fall
      • IV.--Mr. Slope Bids Farewell
    • The Warden
      • I.--Hiram's Hospital
      • II.--The Barchester Reformer
      • III.--Iphigenia
      • IV.--The Warden Resigns
    • I.--Hiram's Hospital
    • II.--The Barchester Reformer
    • III.--Iphigenia
    • IV.--The Warden Resigns
    • Barchester Towers
      • I.--The New Bishop
      • II.--The Bishop's Chaplain
      • III.--Mrs. Proudie Gets a Fall
      • IV.--Mr. Slope Bids Farewell
    • I.--The New Bishop
    • II.--The Bishop's Chaplain
    • III.--Mrs. Proudie Gets a Fall
    • IV.--Mr. Slope Bids Farewell
    • IVAN TURGENEV
      • Fathers and Sons
        • I.--The Old and the New
        • II--Bazaroff's Home-Coming
        • III.--The Duel
        • IV.--The Passing of Bazaroff
      • I.--The Old and the New
      • II--Bazaroff's Home-Coming
      • III.--The Duel
      • IV.--The Passing of Bazaroff
      • A Nest of Nobles
        • I.--A Student's Marriage
        • II.--Separation
        • III.--A New Friendship
        • IV.--Love and Duty
      • I.--A Student's Marriage
      • II.--Separation
      • III.--A New Friendship
      • IV.--Love and Duty
      • Smoke
        • I.--A Broken Idyll
        • II--Temptation
        • III--A Ruined Life
        • IV.--Love's Reward
      • I.--A Broken Idyll
      • II--Temptation
      • III--A Ruined Life
      • IV.--Love's Reward
    • Fathers and Sons
      • I.--The Old and the New
      • II--Bazaroff's Home-Coming
      • III.--The Duel
      • IV.--The Passing of Bazaroff
    • I.--The Old and the New
    • II--Bazaroff's Home-Coming
    • III.--The Duel
    • IV.--The Passing of Bazaroff
    • A Nest of Nobles
      • I.--A Student's Marriage
      • II.--Separation
      • III.--A New Friendship
      • IV.--Love and Duty
    • I.--A Student's Marriage
    • II.--Separation
    • III.--A New Friendship
    • IV.--Love and Duty
    • Smoke
      • I.--A Broken Idyll
      • II--Temptation
      • III--A Ruined Life
      • IV.--Love's Reward
    • I.--A Broken Idyll
    • II--Temptation
    • III--A Ruined Life
    • IV.--Love's Reward
    • JULES VERNE
      • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
        • I.--I Join a Strange Expedition
        • II.--The Attack and After
        • III.--Our Life on the Nautilus
        • IV.--Captain Nemo and the Avenger
        • V.--The Doom of the Oppressor
        • VI.--Our Escape from the Nautilus
      • I.--I Join a Strange Expedition
      • II.--The Attack and After
      • III.--Our Life on the Nautilus
      • IV.--Captain Nemo and the Avenger
      • V.--The Doom of the Oppressor
      • VI.--Our Escape from the Nautilus
    • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
      • I.--I Join a Strange Expedition
      • II.--The Attack and After
      • III.--Our Life on the Nautilus
      • IV.--Captain Nemo and the Avenger
      • V.--The Doom of the Oppressor
      • VI.--Our Escape from the Nautilus
    • I.--I Join a Strange Expedition
    • II.--The Attack and After
    • III.--Our Life on the Nautilus
    • IV.--Captain Nemo and the Avenger
    • V.--The Doom of the Oppressor
    • VI.--Our Escape from the Nautilus
    • HORACE WALPOLE
      • Castle of Otranto
        • I.--The Helmet
        • II.--Father Jerome
        • III.--The Knight of the Sword
        • IV.--The Prophecy Fulfilled
      • I.--The Helmet
      • II.--Father Jerome
      • III.--The Knight of the Sword
      • IV.--The Prophecy Fulfilled
    • Castle of Otranto
      • I.--The Helmet
      • II.--Father Jerome
      • III.--The Knight of the Sword
      • IV.--The Prophecy Fulfilled
    • I.--The Helmet
    • II.--Father Jerome
    • III.--The Knight of the Sword
    • IV.--The Prophecy Fulfilled
    • ÉMILE ZOLA
      • Drink
        • I.--The Lodgers of the Hôtel Boncoeur
        • II.--Gervaise and Coupeau
        • III.--Starting on the Down Road
        • IV.--Lantier's Return
        • V.--The Beginning of the End
        • VI.--The Final Ruin
      • I.--The Lodgers of the Hôtel Boncoeur
      • II.--Gervaise and Coupeau
      • III.--Starting on the Down Road
      • IV.--Lantier's Return
      • V.--The Beginning of the End
      • VI.--The Final Ruin
    • Drink
      • I.--The Lodgers of the Hôtel Boncoeur
      • II.--Gervaise and Coupeau
      • III.--Starting on the Down Road
      • IV.--Lantier's Return
      • V.--The Beginning of the End
      • VI.--The Final Ruin
    • I.--The Lodgers of the Hôtel Boncoeur
    • II.--Gervaise and Coupeau
    • III.--Starting on the Down Road
    • IV.--Lantier's Return
    • V.--The Beginning of the End
    • VI.--The Final Ruin
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