The Greatest Historical Novels of All Time

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DigiCat presents to you the collection of the greatest historical novels, the romance stories in the time of Ancient Egypt, Medieval Castles, Renaissance Cities, Regency Social Circles and Parisian Belle Époque: Uarda: A Romance of Ancient Egypt (Georg Ebers) The New Abelard: Love in the Times of Cathedrals (Robert Williams Buchanan) Hildebrand: The Days of Queen Elizabeth (Anonymous) Love-at-Arms (Rafael Sabatini) The Cloister and the Hearth (Charles Reade) The Princess of Cleves (Madame de La Fayette) The Forest Lovers (Maurice Hewlett) Malcolm (George MacDonald) Scarlet Letter: Love in the Colonial Period (Nathaniel Hawthorne) The Wild Irish Girl (Lady Sydney Morgan) The Dark Mile (D. K. Broster) Sophia (Stanley John Weyman) Paul and Virginia (Bernardin de Saint-Pierre) Memoirs of Emma Courtney (Mary Hays) The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless (Eliza Haywood) Olinda's Adventures (Cockburn) Belinda (Maria Edgeworth) Dangerous Liaisons (De Laclos) Evelina (Fanny Burney) Pamela Trilogy Mary (Mary Wollstonecraft) Jane Austen: Pride & Prejudice Sense & Sensibility Mansfield Park Emma Persuasion Miss Marjoribanks & Phoebe, Junior (Mrs. Olifant) Vanity Fair (Thackeray) Mr. Rowl (D. K. Broster) The Battle of the Strong (Gilbert Parker) Kitty Alone (Sabine Baring-Gould) Sentimental Education (Gustave Flaubert) Lady Anna (Anthony Trollope) The Manoeuvring Mother (Lady Charlotte Bury) Ramona (Helen Hunt Jackson) Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë) Wuthering Heights (Emily Brontë) The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (Anne Brontë) The Lady of the Camellias (Alexandre Dumas) The Portrait of a Lady (Henry James) Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy) The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton) Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Thomas Hardy) Bel Ami (Guy de Maupassant) The Squatter and the Don The Four Feathers (A. E. W. Mason) The Miranda Trilogy (Grace Livingston Hill) The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

About the Author

Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855), one of English literature's most distinguished figures from the 19th century, is best remembered for her profound contributions to the literary canon as a novelist and poet. Born on April 21, 1816, in Thornton, West Yorkshire, England, Charlotte was the third of six children in the Brontë family. Along with her sisters Emily and Anne, Charlotte emerged as a central figure in Victorian literature through her vivid portrayals of complex characters and her innovative use of Gothic elements. Her most renowned work, 'Jane Eyre' (1847), is a critical masterpiece of English literature, imbued with themes of morality, religion, and the struggles of a strong female protagonist in a repressive Victorian society. Other noteworthy works include 'Shirley' (1849) and 'Villette' (1853), which further exhibit her literary prowess, particularly in exploring gender roles and the psychological depth of characters. Extensive scholarship has highlighted Brontë's unique narrative style, which blends fierce emotional honesty with a keen understanding of social issues. Though the purported reference to 'The Greatest Historical Novels of All Time' does not directly correlate with her known bibliography, Brontë's oeuvre indeed stands among the greatest in literary history. Her lasting legacy continues to inspire scholars and readers with her critique of societal norms and her exploration of individual consciousness.

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Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 22636 Pages

Filesize: 33.7 MB

ISBN: 8596547729969