A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol is a novel that was written by Charles Dickens and first published by Chapman and Hall in 1843. Dickens authored the novel…

T’was the Night Before Christmas

The Poem of T'was a Night Before Christmas was first written by an unknown individual, who is now thought to have been Clement Clarke Moore…

Dracula

Dracula, the Gothic novel, was written by Bram Stoker in London England between the years of 1891-1897. Written as an epistolary novel, the narrative is…

Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow was written by Washington Irving in 1819. The story is a part of a collection of essays and short stories…

Halloween

All around the world, many countries and cultures have different customs. These can include cultural, social, religious, and spiritual festivals, rituals, and celebrations. Many have…

Oliver Twist

Only the second novel written by Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist paints a grim and unromantic picture of mid-19th century London. The story tells the tale…

Great Expectations

Great Expectations was the thirteenth novel written by Charles Dickens and his penultimate. However, only the second to be fully narrated in the first person.…

A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities weaves together a wide cast of characters in London and Paris. The story takes place in the years leading up…

The Highwayman

The Highwayman is a poem written by Alfred Noyes and first published in 1906. This romantic and tragic tale tells us a story of love…

Frankenstein

While the Monster created by Victor Frankenstein is iconic and instantly recognisable today, the novel by Mary Shelley tells a complex tale of unchecked scientific…