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About The Book

A classic collection of page-turning adventures you'll be unable to put down!

Start your Word Cloud collection with adventures from some of the most popular authors in classic literature. Bram Stoker, Mark Twain, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, the Brothers Grimm, and more are included in this set of treasured classics. Beautiful heat-burnished covers will add a splash of color to your bookshelf, and the specially designed endpapers will delight your eyes as you begin each volume. Collected in a decorative box that looks great as its own display, this set makes a fantastic gift for any age! Titles included in the set are: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Dracula, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Frankenstein, Great Expectations, The Brothers Grimm: 101 Fairy Tales, The Brothers Grimm, Volume II: 110 Grimmer Fairy Tales, and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

About The Authors

Arthur Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances, poetry, and non-fiction.

Born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in 1835, Mark Twain is arguably the best-known American author. Most celebrated for his witty and satirical writing, Twain was also very well-known during his lifetime for his oratory and storytelling skills. Twain passed away in April 1910.

French writer Jules Verne (February 8, 1828 - March 24, 1905) pioneered the science fiction literary genre. He published many plays, essays, short stories, and poems during his lifetime, but is best known for Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Around the World in 80 Days, and A Journey to the Center of the Earth. Today, he is one of the most translated authors in the world.

The Brothers Grimm were German academics, linguists, cultural researchers, and authors who together collected folklore. They are among the most well-known storytellers of European folk tales.

Born on February 7, 1812, Charles Dickens is one of the most popular literary authors of all time. After a very tumultuous childhood, Dickens finally succeeded in getting his first story in a London periodical. As the number of his published works increased, so did his fame. Although he died in 1870, Dickens works are some of the most famous written works in the English language.

Mary Shelley was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. Her father was the political philosopher William Godwin, and her mother was the philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft.

Irish novelist Bram Stoker was born in 1847 and died in 1912. Although he authored numerous short stories, novels, and non-fiction works, Stoker is best known for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Canterbury Classics (August 10, 2015)
  • Length: 2604 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781626863194

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