The Pilgrim's Progress

For three hundred years The Pilgrim’s Progress has remained perhaps the best loved and most read of devotional fictions. In plain yet powerful and moving language, Bunyan tells...

Dr Thorne

Dr Thorne, the third novel in Anthony Trollope’s Chronicles of Barsetshire, sees the author steer away from the church politics of the first two novels and move towards the...

Framley Parsonage

In Framley Parsonage, the fourth novel of Trollope’s Chronicles of Barsetshire, the author leaves the confines of Barchester and looks to the countryside, where he relates the...

Barchester Towers

Barchester Towers, the sequel to The Warden, is the second novel in Trollope's major series, the "Chronicles of Barsetshire". It focuses on the power struggle between Archdeacon...

The Warden Complete Classics

The first novel in Trollope's series "Chronicles of Barsetshire", The Warden is a compassionate portrait of the gentle, thoughtful warden and percent of Barchester Cathedral, Mr...

Great Poets, The: John Clare

John Clare was the forgotten Romantic poet, until the late twentieth century. Known by his contemporaries as the ‘Peasant Poet’ he recorded in his poems the natural landscape...

Symposium

In Symposium, a group of Athenian aristocrats attend a party held by Agathon to celebrate his victory in the drama festival of the Dionysia. They talk about love until the drunken...