Foreign classic literature

Literature for Ukrainian women. It can be difficult for Ukrainian woman to understand a man who is halfway around the world. Offer her to read some world's classic literature works. All these books were translated into Russian and Ukrainian, so your woman will find any book that you choose easily.

1) Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy.

An epic poem written between 1308 and 1321, the preeminent work of Italian literature. The poem describes Dante's travels through Hell, Purgatory and Heaven.

2) Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind.

This novel was published in 1936 and became one of the favourite books of American readers. The main hero Rhett is an example of a real man for all women.

3) Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

A philosophical novel published in 1891. Exciting story about beautiful Dorian Gray who was the subject of a portrait in oil by Basil Hallward. Understanding that his beauty will fade, Dorian wishes his portrait to age and recors any soul-corrupting sin...

4) Erich Maria Reamrque, Three Comrades.

The main hero Robert Lohkamp and his two comrades run an auto-repair shop in late 1920th. He has horrifying experiences in the First World War. Robert meets Partice Hollmann, a beautiful young woman, and his nihilistic attitude slowly begins to change as he realizes how much he needs Pat.

5) Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

A Franch Romantic / Gothic novel published in 1831. The story is centered in the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. A beautiful Gypsy street dancer Esmeralda captured the heart of Quaimodo, a deformed hunchback who is the bell-ringer of Notre Dame.

6) Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers.

Sequence of a loosely-related adventures. The novel's main character, a kind and wealthy old gentleman, is the founder of the Pickwick Club. The novel shows researches into the quaint and curious phenomena of life.

7) Gustave Flautbert, Madame Bovary.

The story focuses on a young woman Emma Bovary who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means. She tries to escape the emptiness of provincial life. The novel is considered Flaubert's masterpiece.

8) Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea.

The novel was written in 1951 in Cuba. This work centers upon Santiago, a fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin far our in the sea. Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954 for this novel.

9) Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, The Dangerous Liaisons.

A French epistolary novel, a story of the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont, two ex-lovers, who use seduction as a weapon to degrade others.

10) Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

A collection of twelve stories about a famous detective Sherlock Holmes. One of the most famous detective stories in the world.