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Clarissa Harlowe -or- The History of a Young Lady

by Samuel Richardson Dancing Unicorn Books (June 09, 2019)

'Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady' tells the tragic story of a heroine whose quest for virtue is continually thwarted by her family, and is one of the longest novels in the English language. Clarissa...


Winter Dreams

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

The son of the owner of the second-best grocery store in a small Minnesota town, finds himself enacting a series of impetuous deeds inspired by his so-called ‘winter dreams’, which drive him to desire material...


This Side of Paradise

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

F. Scott Fitzgerald great American novel centers on Amory Blaine, a young Midwesterner who, convinced that he has an exceptionally promising future, attends boarding school and later Princeton University. At...


The Popular Girl

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A society girl is enchanted to meet a very rich and eligible young man. No sooner do they meet than her father dies unexpectedly, leaving her impoverished. Too ashamed to admit her situation, she instead invents...


The Offshore Pirate

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A woman on a trip to Florida falls in love with the captain of the pirates who capture her. This is the first story that develops Fitzgerald's recurrent plot idea of a heroine won by her lover's performance...


The Lees of Happiness

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A newlywed young woman and her short story-writing husband begin married life in a home of their own. When tragedy strikes, a friend comes to their aid.


The Jelly-Bean

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A ‘Jelly-bean’ is “one who spends his life conjugating the verb “to idle.'" Born into middle-class society, a man becomes a grocery delivery boy after his father’s untimely death, and soon descends...


The Ice Palace

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A young southern woman is bored with her unchanging environment, and—much to her friends’ chagrin—gets engaged to a northern man. After disregarding their concerns, she travels north during the winter...


The Four Fists

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

From boarding school to the business world, a man gets into confrontations that lead to him being punched in the face. But each time he learns something, and that—in turn—leads to great success.


The F. Scott Fitzgerald Collection

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

F. Scott Fitzgerald was one of America’s greatest writers. No other writer is more closely associated with the roaring twenties and all of its excesses. Collected here in this omnibus edition are two novels...


The Earliest F. Scott Fitzgerald

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

It was clear to anyone who knew F. Scott Fitzgerald that he was destined to be a great writer. His early work won accolades from his professors and was published in Yale’s literary Journal as well as other...


The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A teenager from a small Mississippi River town is sent to a private boarding school near Boston, surrounded by wealthy classmates, but has a secret that would amaze them all.


The Débutante

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

"Oh, yes, coming out is such a farce nowadays, you know. One really plays around so much before one is seventeen, that it’s positively anticlimax."


The Cut-Glass Bowl

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

This story tracks the lives of a married couple in New York, through various difficult and tragic events involving a cut glass bowl they received as a wedding gift.


The Camel’s Back

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

Stories about the cup and the lip and the bad penny and the new broom rarely have anything, to do with cups or lips or pennies or brooms. This story Is the exception. It has to do with a material, visible and...


The Beautiful and the Damned

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

It tells the story of Anthony Patch, his relationship with his wife Gloria, his service in the army, and his alcoholism. The novel provides an excellent portrait of the Eastern elite as the Jazz Age begins its...


Tales of the Jazz Age

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

F. Scott Fitzgerald is one of America's greatest writers. His novel The Great Gatsby remains on the bestseller lists 70 years after his death. Tales of the Jazz Age defined a generation. It was Fitzgerald himself...


Myra Meets His Family

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A woman wants to find a wealthy man to marry finds a lot more than she bargains for when she enters the abode of Knowleton Whitney, who, in turn, finds a lot more than he bargained for.


May Day

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

Utilizing the May Day Riots of 1919 as historical backdrop, and the themes of lost youth and wealth as well as two distinct yet interrelated plots, this story contrasts the lower-class fighting for their causes,...


Head and Shoulders

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A young, prospective intellectual, completely absorbed in his studies, is shown another side of life by an actress, leading everything to turn on its head.


Flappers and Philosophers

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

Flappers and Philosophers was F. Scott Fitzgerald’s first collection. Today Fitzgerald is known primarily for writing the great American novel The Great Gatsby, but during his lifetime he was much better...


Dalyrimple Goes Wrong

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A privileged, selfish young man decides that good and evil aren't any standard to him, and that cutting corners is the way to succeed.


Bernice Bobs Her Hair

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A wealthy girl visits her cousin for a month, and lets her turn her into a society girl.


Benediction

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A young girl, on her way to a tryst with her lover, stops to meet her much older brother, who is in a seminary and about to become a priest.


“O Russet Witch!”

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

Shocking in a clever, poignant way, this story is about a pitiful young guy who falls in love from afar with a beautiful, wealthy, young and vivacious girl with russet red hair. A seemingly chance run-in with...


The Dream Visions of Geoffrey Chaucer

by Geoffrey Chaucer Dancing Unicorn Books (July 04, 2018)

Compiled here are some of Chaucer's shorter poems. These poems are all written using the Dream Vision. To name a few of these poems


She Stoops to Conquer

by Oliver Goldsmith Dancing Unicorn Books (July 04, 2018)

Wealthy countryman Mr. Hardcastle arranges for his daughter Kate to meet Charles Marlow, the son of a wealthy Londoner, hoping the pair will marry. Unfortunately Marlow is nervous around upper-class women, yet...


Romeo and Juliet

by William Shakespeare Dancing Unicorn Books (July 04, 2018)

Fortune's Fool Here is William Shakespeare's brilliant play the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, set in Verona during a feud between the Capulets and the Montagues. Romeo, a Montague, falls desperately in love with...


Pandora

by Voltaire Dancing Unicorn Books (July 04, 2018)

François-Marie Arouet wrote under the nom de plume of Voltaire, and produced works in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays, and historical and scientific works. Fate would make...


Love's Labour's Lost

by William Shakespeare Dancing Unicorn Books (July 04, 2018)

Love and Obligations-- The King of Navarre, Ferdinand, and three of his friends, the lords Berowne, Dumaine, and Longaville, take an oath to foreswear the company of women for three years. Their intent is to...


Hecuba

by Euripides Dancing Unicorn Books (July 04, 2018)

Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him, of these, eighteen or nineteen have...


Alcestis

by Euripides Dancing Unicorn Books (November 29, 2017)

Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him, of these, eighteen or nineteen have...


All's Well That Ends Well

by William Shakespeare Dancing Unicorn Books (November 29, 2017)

Love and Scorn-- All's Well That Ends Well is a fast paced comedic romp. Helena has won Bertrand as her husband, but now she must win his love. Helena is given impossible tasks and a wildly, improbable cast...


Babbitt

by Sinclair Lewis Dancing Unicorn Books (November 29, 2017)

Babbitt is professionally successful as a realtor. He lives with only the vaguest awareness of the lives and deaths of his contemporaries. Much of his energy in the beginning is spent on climbing the social...


A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare Dancing Unicorn Books (November 29, 2017)

Magical Mischief! On a midsummer night a group of mortals becomes ensnared in a magical realm by Oberon the King of Fairies and Puck his faithful servant. This delightful romp is Shakespeare's most enduring...


Wuthering Heights

by Emily Brontë Dancing Unicorn Books (July 12, 2017)

Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë's only novel. It was first published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell, and a posthumous second edition was edited by her sister Charlotte. The name of the novel comes...


Work

by Louisa May Alcott Dancing Unicorn Books (July 12, 2017)

It is one of several nineteenth-century novels which uncovers the changes in women's work in the new industrial era, as well as the dilemmas, tensions, and the meaning of that work. The story depicts the struggles...


The Mysterious Island

by Jules Verne Dancing Unicorn Books (May 07, 2017)

'The Mysterious Island' tells the exciting story of five Americans stranded on an uncharted island in the South Pacific. During the American Civil War, Richmond, Virginia was the capital of the Confederate States...


Women in Love

by D. H. Lawrence Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

'Women in Love' is a sequel to 'The Rainbow.' Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen are two sisters living in the Midlands of England in the 1910s. Ursula is a teacher, Gudrun an artist. They meet two men who live nearby,...


With Lee in Virginia

by G. A. Henty Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

In Henty's words, "The Great War between the Northern and Southern States of America possesses a peculiar interest for us, not only because it was a struggle between two sections of a people akin to us in race...


With Her in Ourland

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

With Her in Ourland is the third book in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's utopian trilogy which begins where Moving the Mountain and Herland left off. Gilman masterfully compares our real modern male dominated world...


Winesburg, Ohio

by Sherwood Anderson Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

Winesburg, Ohio was inspired by Sherwood Anderson's early life experiences growing up in Ohio. This frank realistic portrayal of small town life brought the novel into the twentieth century. The influence of...


Why the Chimes Rang

by Elizabeth Apthorp McFadden Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

‘Why the Chimes Rang’ is a beautifully written story based on an old legend. It has wonderful evocative symbolism, the old church with a bell tower soaring into the sky, touching the clouds waiting for a...


White Fang

by Jack London Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

Much of the novel is written from the view-point of his canine character, enabling London to explore how animals view their world and how they view humans. White Fang examines the violent world of wild animals...


Villette

by Charlotte Brontë Dancing Unicorn Books (June 05, 2017)

After an unspecified family disaster, protagonist Lucy Snowe travels to the fictional city of Villette to teach at an all-girls school where she is unwillingly pulled into both adventure and romance. The novel...


Under Fire

by Henri Barbusse Dancing Unicorn Books (June 05, 2017)

This book follows a squad of French volunteer soldiers on the front in France after the German invasion. The book opens and ends with broad visions shared by multiple characters. The anecdotes are episodic in...


Ulysses

by James Joyce Dancing Unicorn Books (June 05, 2017)

'Ulysses' takes place in a single day, 16 June 1904, also known as Bloomsday, it sets the characters and incidents of the Odyssey of Homer in modern Dublin and represents Odysseus (Ulysses), Penelope and Telemachus...


Anthem: With Linked Table of Contents

by Ayn Rand Dancing Unicorn Books (August 08, 2016)

'Anthem' is a dystopian science fiction novella by Ayn Rand. Mankind has entered a new dark age as a result of the evils of irrationality and collectivism and the weaknesses of socialistic thinking and economics....


Treasure Island and Kidnapped

by Robert Louis Stevenson Dancing Unicorn Books (May 28, 2017)

Before Captain Jack Sparrow and The Pirates of the Caribbean, there were Treasure Island and Kidnapped. Two novels of derring-do and adventure among pirates on the high seas. Thrill with our young heroes as...


Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson Dancing Unicorn Books (May 28, 2017)

Come along on a grand adventure with young Jim Hawkings as he sets sail for Treasure Island. Easily the most beloved pirate book of all times, 'Treasure Island' is full of colorful characters, including the...