Genre - Novella
“The Awakening” is a novel written by American author Kate Chopin. It was first published in 1899 and is considered one of the early works of feminist literature. The novel explores themes of self-discovery, societal expectations, and the limitations imposed on women in the late 19th century.
“The Turn of the Screw” is a novella written by Henry James, an American-British author, and was first published in 1898. It is a work of gothic fiction and is known for its ambiguity and psychological complexity.
The story is narrated by an unnamed governess who is hired to take care of two orphaned children, Miles and Flora, at Bly, a remote country estate in England. As the governess settles into her role, she becomes increasingly troubled by strange and eerie occurrences. She starts to s… Read More
“Heart of Darkness” is a novella written by Joseph Conrad, first published in 1899. It is considered one of the most important works in English literature and a classic of modernist literature. The story is framed as a narrative within a narrative and is primarily set in the Congo Free State (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) during the late 19th century, during the height of European colonialism in Africa.
The novella follows the journey of Charles Marlow, an English seaman and narr… Read More
“A Christmas Carol” is a novella written by Charles Dickens in 1843. It tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a wealthy but miserly old man who hates Christmas and everything about it. On Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by three ghosts – the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come – who show him the error of his ways and help him to see the true meaning of Christmas
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The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka is the eighth release in the Book.io Classics: Monster Editions. The Metamorphosis, first published in 1915, is the story of a young man who, upon waking, discovers he has transformed into a giant insect. Widely considered a masterpiece and broadly studied, The Metamorphosis is a psychological study of Gregor’s family and the world around him as he struggles through life as a giant bug.
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