by George Gordon Byron
Publisher: Milner and Sowerby 1837
Number of pages: 344
Byron's exuberant masterpiece tells of the adventures of Don Juan, beginning with his illicit love affair at the age of sixteen in his native Spain and his subsequent exile to Italy. Following a dramatic shipwreck, his exploits take him to Greece, where he is sold as a slave, and to Russia, where he becomes a favorite of the Empress Catherine who sends him on to England.
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by Elias Lönnrot - Sacred Texts
The Kalevala is a book and epic poem compiled from Finnish and Karelian folklore in the nineteenth century. It is held to be the national epic of Finland and is traditionally thought of as one of the most significant works of Finnish literature.
by Oscar Mandel - Spectrum Productions
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