Genre - Classics

The “Tao Te Ching” is a foundational text in Taoism, an ancient Chinese philosophical and religious tradition, written around 400 BC.
It is a collection of 81 short chapters, each containing poetic and philosophical verses. The text explores the concept of the Tao (Dao), which can be translated as the “Way” or the “Path.” The Tao represents the fundamental and unnameable force that underlies and unifies the universe.
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“Brave New World” is a dystopian novel written by Aldous Huxley and published in 1932. The story is set in a futuristic society where individuals are genetically engineered and conditioned to conform to the rules and values of their class, and where pleasure-seeking and consumption are the primary goals of life.
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“The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen” is a collection of tall tales and fantastical stories attributed to the German nobleman Baron Munchausen. The character Baron Munchausen was based on a real person, Hieronymus Karl Friedrich, Freiherr von Münchhausen, who lived in the 18th century.
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“The Jungle” is a novel written by Upton Sinclair, first published in 1906. The book is a muckraking work of fiction that exposed the harsh working conditions and unsanitary practices in the American meatpacking industry during the early 20th century. Sinclair intended the novel to highlight the exploitation of immigrant workers and to advocate for socialist reforms.
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“The Mark of Zorro” is a novel written by Johnston McCulley, first published in 1919. The story has been adapted into various films, television series, and other media over the years. The novel introduces the character of Zorro, a masked vigilante who defends the oppressed in Spanish California during the era of Mexican rule.
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“Oedipus King of Thebes” also known as “Oedipus Rex” and “Oedipus the King” is a famous tragedy written by the ancient Greek playwright Sophocles. The play was written around 429 BC, and is a classic work of Greek literature, still widely studied and performed today. It is known for its complex characters, compelling plot, and exploration of profound philosophical and psychological themes.
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“David Copperfield” is a classic novel written by Charles Dickens. It was first published as a serial between 1849 and 1850 and later released as a complete novel in 1850. The story is widely regarded as one of Dickens’s most autobiographical works, drawing on elements of his own life.
The novel is celebrated for its rich characterizations, intricate plot, and Dickens’s masterful storytelling. The novel has been adapted into numerous films, television series, and stage productions over t… Read More

“The Invisible Man” is a classic science fiction novel written by H.G. Wells. It was first published in 1897 and is considered one of Wells’ most famous works. The novel explores the theme of scientific ethics and the consequences of unchecked scientific experimentation.
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“The Sun Also Rises” is a novel written by American author Ernest Hemingway. It was published in 1926 and is considered one of Hemingway’s most famous works. The novel is often seen as a quintessential piece of literature from the “Lost Generation,” a term used to describe the disillusionment and aimlessness experienced by many individuals in the aftermath of World War I.
The story is primarily set in the 1920s and follows a group of expatriates, mainly American and British, as they na… Read More

“Poetry” is a collection of popular poems, written by Edgar Allan Poe. His poetry is renowned for its Gothic and melancholic themes, known for its musical and rhythmic qualities, and he often used rhyme and meter to create a haunting and atmospheric mood. His works have had a lasting impact on the genres of horror and Gothic literature, and he is considered one of the most significant and influential American writers of the 19th century.
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“Walden or Life in the Woods” is a book written by American transcendentalist author Henry David Thoreau. It was first published in 1854 and is a reflection on simple living in natural surroundings. The book is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self-reliance.
Thoreau wrote “Walden” during a two-year period when he lived in a cabin he built near Walden Pond, located in Concord, Massachusetts. The book docume… Read More

“Paradise Lost” is an epic poem written by the English poet John Milton. It was first published in 1667 and later revised in 1674. The poem is considered one of the greatest literary works in the English language and a seminal piece of epic poetry.
The story of “Paradise Lost” is based on Christian theology and draws heavily from the Bible, particularly the accounts of the Fall of Man in the Book of Genesis. The poem narrates the biblical story of the rebellion of Satan and his followers… Read More

“War and Peace” is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, published in 1869. It is widely regarded as one of the greatest works of fiction ever written and is considered Tolstoy’s masterpiece.
The novel is known for its complex characters and intricate plot, as well as its philosophical and historical commentary. Tolstoy’s style is often characterized by its realism and attention to detail, and he employs a wide range of narrative techniques, including multiple perspectives, historic… Read More

The “Kama Sutra” is an ancient Indian text that is widely considered to be the standard work on human sexual behavior. The text was written in Sanskrit and is believed to have been composed in the 3rd century CE by the Indian scholar Vatsyayana. It is divided into seven parts, each of which deals with a different aspect of human life and sexuality. The “Kama Sutra” covers a wide range of topics, including the duties and responsibilities of partners in a sexual relationship, the importanc… Read More

The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is one of the oldest extant works of literature still widely read by modern audiences. As with the Iliad, the poem is divided into 24 books. It follows the Greek hero Odysseus, king of Ithaca, and his journey home after the Trojan War.
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A special edition release only for cNFTCon attendees. Meditations is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from AD 161 to 180, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy.
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