Stoner by John Williams is a novel first released in 1965 and often classified into academic novel or campus novel genre. The book is also widely considered as a modern-classic literary work. It follows the journey of William Stoner. Born in a poor farming family, William found his passion for literature while studying in college. That passion led him into a challenging and fascinating life path, a disrupted academic career and an unhappy marriage.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle is a collected edition of detective/crime mystery short stories. British private investigator Sherlock Holmes has been an iconic character and his adventures written by Conan Doyle are now considered classics works. This bundle consists of 13 stories first released between 1903 and 1904, before it finally collected in a single book in for the first time in 1905.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle is a collection of crime/detective mystery stories. Originally published in 1983, this bundled edition collects eleven of the best Sherlock Holmes adventures. Conan Doyle’ stories of this worldly famous British private detective (investigator) have been considered classic literary works.
Along with Vyasa’s Mahabharata, Ramayana by Valmiki is one of the most massive epics in Sanskrit—even in the history of literature for that matter. It depicts the classic romance of Rama and Sita, and the colossal war between Rama’s army against Ravana kingdom. The epic also conveys religious teachings of Hinduism in the form of narrative allegory, ancient India philosophy, and ethical matters.
The Mahabharata by Krishna Dwaipayana Vyasa is a classic Sanskrit epic and one of the most important literary works of ancient India, along with Ramayana. It tells the story of the great Bharata dynasty, the feud between Kaurava and the Paṇḍava, and the massive battle between the two sides in the Kurukṣetra War. It also conveys Hinduism religious and philosophical teachings as well as devotional materials.
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas is brilliant adventure novel that is now considered a classic work in literature. First released as serials between 1844 and 1845, the book is set in some important historical events during the Bourbon Restoration in France. The story follows the journey of Edmond Dantès who was falsely accused and imprisoned without trial, but then turned into a commanding Count of Monte Cristo and sought for revenge.