The Prince

Niccolò Machiavelli wrote The Prince in 1513. He was the Italian diplomat and political theorist. This treatise is Machiavelli’s advice to the current ruler of Florence on how...

Typhoon

Typhoon is a novel by Joseph Conrad and is published in 1902. It tells the story of a steamship captain who gets into a major typhoon and the crew’s struggle to survive the...

The Devil

The Devil is a novella by Leo Tolstoy, was published in 1911, after the write’s death. It tells the story of a married landowner slowly overcome with unrelenting sexual desire...

David Copperfield

David Copperfield is a novel by Charles Dickens and was published in 1850. The story is told in the first person by David Copperfield. Now he is a grown man and tells us the story...

The Shadow Line

The Shadow Line is a short novel by Joseph Conrad and was published in 1917. It tells the story of a young man whose dream to be a captain of his ship comes true accidentally. He...

White Nights

White Nights is a short story by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, published in 1848, early in the writer’s career. The story tells about unfortunate young man who is lonely and shy. He...