The Great Gatsby is a fictional story by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald that follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg in the Roaring Twenties. It takes a close look at the ‘American Dream’ which was a popular ideology at the time. As well
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The Tragedy of Hamlet, Shakespeare (1892) is a cornerstone of classical literature. Context The book begins by following the ghost of King Hamlet who is paying a visit to his old Castle in Elsinore, Denmark. He is first discovered by a pair of watchmen, then by the scholar Horatio.
Don Quixote is a novel written by Miguel de Cervantes about a middle-aged gentleman, whom the book is named after, from the region of La Mancha in central Spain. Don Quixote develops some chivalrous ideas from the books he has read, taking up his lance and sword to defend the
James Joyce’ novel Ulysses holds a special place in the heart of classical literature. One of the greatest masterpieces of modern literature, it’s often seen as being as hard to explain as it is to read – though the story is fairly simplistic. Summary of Ulysses The book is about