Novels (14 pages found in this category)

A Christmas Carol

Novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall in 1843 and illustrated by John Leech.

Beware the Cat

First English novel, an anti-Catholic satire published in 1570.

Epistolatory novel

Novel written in the form of a series of letters.

Joan and Peter

Novel by H. G Wells published in 1918, about the education and adolescence of Joan and Peter, two samples of their generation, an excerpt of which was published under the title “Peter Learns Arithmetic” in 1958.

Keep the Home Guard Turning

Comedy novel by Compton Mackenzie (1833–1972, portraying the exploits of the Home Guard on the fictional island of Todday during the Second World War.

Montezuma’s Daughter

Novel by H. Rider Haggard published in 1893, the last of his best work.

Silver-fork Novel

Genre of 19th-century English literature depicting the lives of the upper class and the aristocracy.

Stories of Men and Women in Love

Collection of four novels by H. G. Wells (1866–1946), published in 1933.

The First Men in the Moon

Scientific romance by H. G. Wells first published in 1901, about two men who travel to the Moon using an anti-gravity substance known as cavorite.

The Green Child

Only completed novel by the English anarchist poet and critic Herbert Read, based on the 12th-century legend of two green children who mysteriously appeared in the English village of Woolpit.