Winston Smith is a low-ranking member of the ruling Party in London, in the nation of Oceania. Everywhere Winston goes, even his own home, the Party watches him through telescreens; everywhere he looks he sees the face of the Party’s seemingly omniscient leader, a figure known only as Big Brother. The Party controls everything in Oceania, even the people’s history and language. Rebellion seems impossible.
A client, Mary Morstan, comes with two puzzles for Sherlock Holmes. The first one is the disappearance of her father. The second one is that she has received six pearls in the mail from an anonymous benefactor, one per year after answering an anonymous newspaper query inquiring for her. Holmes and his friend Watson will try to find the truth behind these strange events.
Walter Hartright is going to teach art in Cumberland in the North of England, but shortly before he leaves London he has a strange meeting with a mysterious woman dressed all in white. He meets her again in Cumberland and when he tries to find out the truth about her, he discovers a mystery of intrigue and kidnapping.
Mr and Mrs Bennet live with their five daughters in the English countryside. One day, Mr Bingley rents Netherfield Park, a neighbouring estate. Mrs Bennet immediately makes plans to match him up with one of her daughters, as she is eager for them to marry as quickly as possible. The Bennet daughters meet Mr Bingley and Mr Darcy at a party. Nobody could guess what the consequences of this meeting will be.
The boy Heathcliff is adopted into the Earnshaw family. This will raise both love and hate in his new siblings, Hareton and Catherine. As time goes by, his love for Catherine turns into an indestructible passion that not even trouble and death will destroy.
The animals on a farm live in a bad situation because their farmer, a mean man, exploits them. One day an old pig calls all the animals to start a resistance against the human beings. Then two young pigs, Snowball and Napoleon, start leading the preparations for the Rebellion. Some time later they revolt against the farmer and they take over the farm. The purpose of the revolution is to create a fair society made only by animals and based on equality rules. But things won't be perfect.
Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing a friend. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe must survive on the island, until he meets Friday, a tribesman whom he saves from being sacrificed. Crusoe and his friend have to struggle to survive on this hostile island.
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A brave young Englishman, known only as the Scarlet Pimpernel, helps French aristocrats to escape from the French Revolution and reach safety in England. Chauvelin, the new French ambassador, comes to England and plots to kidnap the Scarlet Pimpernel. Will the Scarlet Pimpernel’s friends be able to save him, or will Chauvelin’s plotting succeed?
Adrian is 13 3/4 when he starts to keep his diary. He is spotty, insecure and frequently hilarious. Over the next year, he writes about the break-up of his parents' marriage and their reconciliation, his first girlfriend, his experiences with the school bully and, of course, his spots.