Uncle Tom's Cabin
by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2004
The moving abolitionist novel that fueled the fire of the human rights debate in 1852 and melodramatically condemned the institution of slavery through such powerfully realized characters as Tom, Eliza, Topsy, Eva, and Simon Legree. First published more than 150 years ago, this monumental work is today being reexamined by critics, scholars, and students.
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by A. P. Herbert - Methuen & co
A novel which draws upon author's experiences as a junior infantry officer in the WWI, and has been praised for its accurate and truthful portrayal of the mental effects of the war on the participants. It contains a detailed description of Gallipoli.
by Herbert Strang - Oxford University Press
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