Ambleside Library

Welcome to Ambleside Schools International Online Library.
Here you will find resources in books, articles, videos, CD's and DVD's in many different genres and for all age groups.

Please note that although ASI may not be in full agreement, we do believe that each author has some valuable knowledge to contribute to the subject in the following resources:.
If you do not see a resource here and would like us to review it please contact us we will consider all your suggestions. See the ASI Reading List here

Title Author Description
Leo Tolstoy
Describing Tolstoy's crisis of depression and estrangement from the world, A Confession (1879) is an autobiographical work of exceptional emotional honesty.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson . It is about a London lawyer named Gabriel John Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr.
John Steinbeck
Like his father and grandfather before him, Kino is a poor diver, gathering pearls from the gulf beds that once brought great wealth to the Kings of Spain and now provide Kino, Juana, and their infant son with meager subsistence. 
Upton Sinclair
Originally published in 1991 as part of a short-lived revival of the Classics Illustrated line, this adaptation of Sinclair's muckraking socialist novel succeeds because of its powerful images.
George Bernard Shaw
Shaw was conscious of the difficulties involved in staging a complete representation of the play.
Edmond Rostand
A quarrelsome, hot-tempered, and unattractive swordsman falls hopelessly in love with a beautiful woman and woos her for a handsome but slow-witted suitor.
Chaim Potok
"Anyone who finds it is finding a jewel. Its themes are profound and universal." THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
Alan Paton
Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply.
George Orwell
As ferociously fresh as it was more than a half century ago, this remarkable allegory of a downtrodden society of overworked, mistreated animals and their quest to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality is one of the most scathi
John Milton
Milton's great 17th-century epic draws upon Bible stories and classical mythology to explore the meaning of existence, as understood by people of the Western world.
Herman Melville
"The greatest of American novels." — The Atlantic Monthly
Marco Polo
Marco Polo was the most famous traveller of his time.

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