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[PDF] The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Authors: F. Scott Fitzgerald

In Classics, Historical Fiction, Fiction

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Day and night Jay Gatsby's mansion on West Egg buzzes with bright young things drinking, dancing and debating his mysterious character. For Gatsby - young, handsome, fabulously rich - always seems alone in the crowd, watching and waiting, although no one knows what for. Beneath the shimmering surface of his life he is hiding a secret longing that can never be fulfilled.

[PDF] The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Authors: Kathryn Stockett

In Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Fiction

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Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeeter has a ring on her finger. Skeeter would normally find solace with her beloved maid Constantine, the woman who raised her, but Constantine has disappeared and no one will tell Skeeter where she has gone.

[PDF] Once & Then (Once #1-2) by Morris Gleitzman

Authors: Morris Gleitzman

In Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Fiction

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Felix is lucky. Unlike the other children in the orphanage, he's certain his parents will come back for him one day. And whatever the Nazis do and however many books they burn, Felix's imagination provides him and his companions with an endless supply of stories - stories that protect them when they're on the run, shield them from the violent madness all around, give them hope when all seems lost, and one day may even save Felix's life.

[PDF] Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind

Authors: Patrick Süskind

In Classics, Historical Fiction, Fiction

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In the slums of eighteenth-century France, the infant Jean-Baptiste Grenouille is born with one sublime gift: an absolute sense of smell. As a boy, he lives to decipher the odors of Paris, and apprentices himself to a prominent perfumer who teaches him the ancient art of mixing precious oils and herbs.

[PDF] The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Authors: Kathryn Stockett

In Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Fiction

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Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeeter has a ring on her finger. Skeeter would normally find solace with her beloved maid Constantine, the woman who raised her, but Constantine has disappeared and no one will tell Skeeter where she has gone.

[PDF] Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez

Authors: Gabriel García Márquez

In Classics, Historical Fiction, Fiction

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez's [i]Love in the Time of Cholera [/i] is a beautifully crafted, beautifully written story of love and the love-sick. Spurned as a young man, Florentino Ariza had a half century of waiting to fill before a chance to redeclare his love for Fermina Daze comes, when her husband is killed retrieving a parrot from a mango tree. Funny, poignant and heartfelt - enduring and unrequited love have rarely been more movingly expressed.

[PDF] Band of Sisters by Lauren Willig

Authors: Lauren Willig

In Historical Fiction, Fiction

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A group of young women from Smith College risk their lives in France at the height of World War I in this sweeping novel based on a true story--a skillful blend of Call the Midwife and The Alice Network--from New York Times bestselling author Lauren Willig.

[PDF] An Offer from a Gentleman (Bridgertons #3) by Julia Quinn

Authors: Julia Quinn

In Romance, Historical Fiction

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Sophie Beckett never dreamed she'd be able to sneak into Lady Bridgerton's famed masquerade ball—or that "Prince Charming" would be waiting there for her! Though the daughter of an earl, Sophie has been relegated to the role of servant by her disdainful stepmother. But now, spinning in the strong arms of the debonair and devastatingly handsome Benedict Bridgerton, she feels like royalty. Alas, she knows all enchantments must end when the clock strikes midnight.

[PDF] Regeneration (Regeneration #1) by Pat Barker

Authors: Pat Barker

In Historical Fiction, Fiction, European Literature

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The modern classic of contemporary war fiction from Women's Prize-shortlisted author of The Silence of the Girls