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«The Adventures of Tom Sawyer» is a novel by Mark Twain (1835—1910). The story describes the adventures of a boy named Tom Sawyer from the town of St. Petersburg (reminiscent of the town of Hannibal, where the author grew up) in the southern United States. The events of the novel take place on the eve of the Civil War in the United States.

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«A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court» is a novel by the American writer Mark Twain (1835—1910). This is one of the first descriptions of time travel in literature. The novel satirically mocks chivalrous stories about the Middle Ages.

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Brüder Grimm – Jacob (1785—1863) und Wilhelm (1786—1859) – deutsche Linguisten und weltberühmte Geschichtenerzähler. Seit ihrer Studienzeit sammeln sie Volksgeschichten, Legenden und verarbeiten sie für ihre Zeitgenossen. Die Märchen der Brüder Grimm sind so realistisch und höchst moralisch, dass selbst Erwachsene sie mit großer Freude lesen.

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«Also sprach Zarathustra» – ist das Werk des deutschen Philosophen Friedrich Nietzsche (1844—1900). Es erzählt vom Schicksal und den Lehren eines wandernden Philosophen, der sich Zarathustra nennt, den Namen des Propheten einer der ältesten Religionen der Welt, basierend auf der Lehre von der freien Wahl des Menschen zwischen Gut und Böse.

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The novel «The Cricket of the Hearth» by the English writer Charles Dickens (1812—1870) belongs to the series of «Christmas stories». This is a story about a happy driver’s family. Dramatic events caused by the appearance of a stranger threaten the happiness of the family. However, magical creatures come to the rescue and the spirit of Christmas wins.

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The English writer George Orwell (1903—1950) gained worldwide fame for his works written in the last years of his life. The political allegory «Animal Farm» depicts the rebirth of revolutionary principles and programs, the gradual transition from the ideas of general equality and the construction of utopia to dictatorship and totalitarianism.

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The English writer George Orwell (1903—1950) gained worldwide fame for his works written in the last years of his life. The anti-utopia novel 1984 tells the story of Winston Smith and his degradation under the influence of the totalitarian state in which he lives.

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The novel «The Chimes» by the Englishman Charles Dickens (1812—1870) belongs to the series of «Christmas stories». After talking to the judge, Toby begins to believe that all the poor are bad from birth. However, the spirits of church bells with the help of magic change Toby himself as well as the course of events.