How many of the classics have your read?
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
A nineteenth-century boy from a Mississippi River town recounts his adventures as he travels down the river with a runaway slave, encountering a family involved in a feud, two scoundrels pretending to be royalty, and Tom Sawyer's aunt who mistakes him for Tom.
Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855.
A Victorian governess's love for her mysterious employer is threatened by the tragic secret of his mansion.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817
When Mrs. Dashwood is forced by an avaricious daughter-in-law to leave the family home in Sussex, she takes her three daughters to live in a modest cottage in Devon. For Elinor, the eldest daughter, the move means a painful separation from the man she loves, but her sister Marianne finds in Devon the romance and excitement for which she longs.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940