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  • A Tale Of Two Cities

    It is a historical fiction classic, written in 1859, set in London and Paris. The story is set against the backdrop of the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror with acts of bravery and conspiracy, secrets and lies, imprisonment and torture, sorrow and loss, corruption and and altruism. After 18 years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter Lucie in England, whom he had never met. Lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become entangled through their love for Lucie Manette. And thus, they are drawn against their will to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror.

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  • Alice in Wonderland

    It is a classic, written in 1865, that is enjoyed by both children and adults. As Alice slips into a dream, she finds herself chasing after a white rabbit with a waist coat and pocket watch. He heads down a rabbit hole but as Alice follows, she falls into a world very different from her own. A world with Cheshire cats, mad-hatters, packs of living playing cards, and an array of characters which will make Alice’s head spin as she manoeuvres cautiously through Wonderland. She meets a lot of characters, some helpful while others plain evil. In her Wonderland, everyone has a story and a lesson to teach.

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  • Little Women

    Little Women was written at Orchard House from May to July 1868. The story is based on the lives of March sisters that are radically different from each other and their passage from childhood to womanhood. They are guided by their mother who raises them alone while her husband is off doing his part in the Civil War.

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  • Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice is a romantic novel by Jane Austen set in the 18th century, first published in 1813. The story plot is about Bennet family that has 5 unmarried but attractive daughters. Mrs. Bennet is always looking for eligible prospects for her daughters especially military officers, until one day the family meets two rich, good looking and eligible bachelors who come to stay in their neighbourhood. Things are starting to build, speculations rise and sparks fly when the youngest daughter Elizabeth encounters the young and rich Mr. Darcy. But shortly after the two gentlemen leave for London leaving the whole town wondering will they come back?

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