Fiction Summaries

Lord of the Flies

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name Lord of the Flies image image caption Penguin Classics edition author William Golding country England language English subject Social commentary genre Allegorical novel publisher Penguin Ltd release date 1954 media type Paperback pages 313 isbn 0399533370 William Golding’s adventurous tale about a group of boys marooned on an island is more than […]

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Of Mice and Men

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“infobox Book “ name Of Mice and Men image image caption Steinbeck Centennial Edition author John Steinbeck country America language English language genre(s) Social Issues publisher Penguin release date 1937 media type Paperback and hardback pages 103 isbn 0142000671 Set in the Salinas Valley of central California during the Great Depression, John Steinbeck’s novella, Of […]

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Green Eggs and Ham

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“infobox Book “ name Green Eggs and Ham image image caption 1988 cover author Dr. Seuss country America language English language genre(s) Fiction publisher Random House release date 1960 media type Paperback pages 64 isbn 0394800168 Executive Summary Sam wants his friend to try green eggs and ham, and after much convincing, he tries them […]

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The Black Dahlia

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“infobox Book “ name The Black Dahlia image author James Ellroy country United States language English genre Crime publisher Mysterious Press release date September 1987 media type Hardback & Paperback pages 336  (hardback edition) isbn 0892962062 (hardback edition) followed by The Big Nowhere James Ellroy’s The Black Dahlia is a fictionalized account of the real […]

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The Lovely Bones

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“infobox Book “ name The Lovely Bones orig title translator image author Alice Sebold cover_artist Yoori Kim (design); Daniel Lee (photo-illustration) country USA language English series genre Literary fiction publisher Little, Brown release_date 2002 media_type Print (Hardback and Paperback); audio book pages 328 isbn ISBN 0-316-66634-3 preceded_by followed_by The narrator of The Lovely Bones, Susie […]

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Infinite Jest

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

A 1000+ tome describing a year in the life of Hal Incandenza, a budding tennis champion and lexical genius. Brief Chapter Summaries 3* — Admissions Interview 10 — Hal eats mold 11 — Admissions Interview, cont. 13 — Hal on restroom floor 15 — So yo then man what’s your story? 17* — Erdedy pot […]

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Uncle Tom’s Cabin

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Interwiki: Incompletedate=June 2008++ Interwiki: Missinginfodate=June 2008++ Executive Summary Characters Uncle Tom Mrs. Shelby Arthur Shelby Eliza Eva St. Clare Topsy Simon Legree Harry Mr. Haley Aunt Chloe George Shelby Mose Pete Polly George Harris Sam Andy Mr. Symmes Tom Loker Marks Senator John Bird Mrs. Mary Bird Old Cudjoe Old Aunt Dinah Van Trompe Mrs. […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird

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“infobox Book “ name To Kill A Mockingbird image image_caption Hardcover 40th Anniversary Edition author Harper Lee country United States language English language genre Historical novel, Social Issues publisher HarperCollins release_date 1960 media_type Print (Hardcover & Paperback) pages 336 (Hardcover 40th Anniversary Edition) isbn 0060194995 (Hardcover 40th Anniversary Edition) Scout and Jem Finch are growing […]

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The Da Vinci Code

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Book” Title The Da Vinci Code Link http://www.enotes.com/da-vinci Author Brown, Dan The Da Vinci Code is a fictionalized account of the search for the Holy Grail. Although the events outlined in the novel are the product of the author’s imagination, many of the claims and clues included in the novel have long been advanced by […]

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The Kite Runner

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“infobox Book “ name The Kite Runner image author Khaled Hosseini country Afghanistan language English language genre Fiction publisher Riverhead Books release_date June 2003 media_type Print (HardcoverHardback & Paperback) pages 336 p. (first edition, hardback) isbn ISBN 1-57322-245-3 (first edition, hardback) & ISBN 1-59448-000-1 (paperback edition) Amir, a well-to-do Pashtun boy, and Hassan, a Hazara […]

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