Little Women by Louisa May Alcott - Sparky young girls growing up at the time of the American Civil War
America: A Prophecy by William Blake - A poet's eye view of the big country.
Biographies of American Presidents - The lives of various American presidents along with a study of the life of Benjamin Franklin (he of kite and electricity fame).
Nostromo by Joseph Conrad - Set in a fictional South American country and a profound commentary upon the evil influence of gringo industry and greed.
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper - Native Americans and colonials come to blows in a tale of intrigue and the dying of a way of life.
The Prairie by James Fenimore Cooper - Frontier life and age exposed along with tales of the old West.
American Notes by Charles Dickens - Dickens writes with humour and insight about his travels in America
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens - Dickens' controversial novel featuring the eponymous character's adventures in America.
The Chronicles of the Pilgrim Fathers edited by Ernest Rhys - The origins of America and its people.
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe - The politics of race are central to this abolitionist volume that stirred up anti-racist feeling through its sympathetic vision of black men but was so exaggerated that it actually provoked some racist attitudes.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain - Youthful fun and intrigue on the Mississippi with Sawyer and Huck Finn.
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain - More adventures with Huck and a runaway slave.
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman - The fullest expression of the individual American imagination which also redefined the limits of poetry.
The Virginian by Owen Wister - The original cowboy story, and the book that inspired all of cinema's Westerns.

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