The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

A graduate from New Haven and veteran of the Great War decides to travel East to learn the bond business. He rents a small house with another young man at West Egg, a less unfashionable village but populated with wealthy people. His next-door neighbour is a mysterious gentleman named Jay…

Psycho (Psycho #1), Robert Bloch

The story begins with Norman Bates, a 40-year-old man falls asleep on a couch when reading a book. His domineering mother appears, and they start to argue. Norman runs the Bates Motel which is just down the hill of their house. Meanwhile, Mary Crane is on the run after stealing…

Letters to a Young Poet, Rainer Maria Rilke

In late autumn 1902 while a student at the Theresian Military Academy in Wiener Neustadt in Lower Austria, Franz Xaver Kappus was reading Rilke's poetry. He was approached by the academy's chaplain, Horacek. According to Horacek, Rilke had been a pupil years earlier at the academy's lower school at Sankt…

The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett

Everyone said she was the most disagreeable child they ever saw. Mary's parents abandon her and leave her under the servants' care. Without her parents love and caring, she becomes a spoiled child - tyrannical and selfish. One day, when the chlorella starts spreading in India, a few servants died…