Classic Literature

Classic literature is always popular. People love books that maybe as old as grand grandpa. So called classic, it has literature significance and value in it. It is the great achievement to humanity.

Parramatta City Library has recently renewed its classic literature section by new purchasing. Here are some titles

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Twain, Mark

The age of innocence by Edith. Wharton

Animal Farm: a fairy story by George Orwell

Big sleep by Raymond Chandler
Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

The brothers Karamazov : a novel in four parts and an epilogue by Fyodor Dostoyevsky ; translated with an introduction and notes by David McDuff

Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann ; translated from the German by H.T. Lowe-Porter

The castle by Kafka, Franz

The chimney sweeper’s boy by Vine, Barbara, pseud

A clockwork orange by Anthony Burgess ; with an introduction by Blake Morrison

Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, 1810-1865

Crime and punishment by F. Dostoevsky ; translated from the Russian by C. Garnett

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, 1812-1870

Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak ; translated from the Russian by Max Hayward and Manya Harari

Dubliners by James Joyce

Everything is illuminated : a novel by Jonathan Safran Foer

Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy

A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway, 1899-1961

Fathers and sons by Ivan Turgenev

The fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders & c…. by Daniel Defoe ; edited by David Blewett

The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck

Great expectations by Charles Dickens

The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Gulliver’s travels by Jonathan Swift, 1667-1745

A handful of dust by Evelyn Waugh

Hard times: for these times by Charles Dickens

The harp in the south novels by Ruth Park

Hero of our time by Mikhail Lermontov

The hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

The importance of being earnest and other plays by Oscar Wilde ; introduction by Terrence McNally ; notes by Michael F. Davis

The ingenious hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra ; translated with an introduction and notes by John Rutherford

Innocent traitor by by Alison Weir

Intruder in the dust by William Faulkner

Lady Chatterley’s lover by D.H. Lawrence ; with an introduction by Richard Hoggart

Light in August by W. Faulkner

Love in a cold climate by Nancy Freeman Mitford

Love in the time of cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1928- translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman

The mayor of Casterbridge : an authoritative text, backgrounds criticism by Thomas Hardy ; edited by James K. Robinson

Middlemarch by George Eliot ; edited with an introduction and notes by Rosemary Ashton

Les miserables by Victor-Marie Hugo, 1802 -1885

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert ; translated with an introduction and notes by Geoffrey Wall ; preface by Michèle Roberts

Moby Dick by Herman Melville ; with an introduction by Patrick McGrath

Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf ; with an introduction and notes by Elaine Showalter ; text edited by Stella McNichol

North and South by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

Of mice and men by John Steinbeck

On the road by Jack Kerouac ; introduction by Ann Charters

One flew over the cuckoo’s nest by Ken Kesey ; text and criticism edited by John Clark Pratt

One hundred years of solitude Gabriel Garcia Marquez 1928-

A passage to India by E.M. Forster

Perfume : the story of a murderer Patrick Suskind

The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

The plague by Albert Camus

The portrait of a lady by Henry James ; editd and with an introduction by Geoffrey Moore and notes by Patricia Crick

The quiet American by Graham Greene ; with an introduction by Zadie Smit

Rabbit, run by John Updike, 1932 -2009

The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane ; edited with an introduction and notes by Gary Scharnhorst

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, 1661-1731

Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow murders by John Mortimer, 1923-

The secret book of Grazia dei Rossi : a novel by Jacqueline Park

Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen, 1775 – 1817

Sons and lovers by by D.H. Lawrence

The sound and the fury by William Faulkner

A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens

Tales of the unexpected by Roald Dahl

Tender is the night by F. Scott (Francis Scott) Fitzgerald, 1896-1940

The three musketeers by Alexander Dumas ; translated and with an introduction by Lord Sudley

To kill a mockingbird Harper Lee, 1926-

To the lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

The trial by Franz Kafka, 1883-1924

Uncle Tom’s cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe ; edited with an introduction and notes by Jean Fagan Yellin

Vanity fair: a novel without a hero by William Makepeace Thackeray

Victory by Joseph Conrad

War and peace by Leo Tolstoy, translation by Anthony Briggs

Washington’s lady : a novel by Nancy Moser

The way by Swann’s by Marcel Proust ; translated and with an introduction and notes by Lydia Davis ; general editor Christopher Prendergast

The woman in white by Wilkie Collins ; edited with an introduction and notes by Matthew Sweet

Women in love by D.H. Lawrence, edited with an introduction and notes by David Bradshaw