English books from Europe

Recommended English books (609)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you speak English here are some English books from Europe for the next part of the "Read Around The World Challenge".
The Oresteia

The Oresteia : Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides by Aeschylus EN

Rating: 3.5     5 Votes
Country: Europe / Greece flag Greece
In the Oresteia Aeschylus addressed the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. As they move from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from primitive ritual to civilized institution, their spirit of struggle and regeneration becomes an everlasting song of celebration. In Agamemnon, a king's decision to sacrifice his daughter and turn the tide of war inflicts lasting damage on his family, culminating in a terrible act of retribution; The Libation Bearers deals with the aftermath of Clytemnestra's regicide, as her son Orestes sets out to avenge his father... continue
Recommended: 26 May 2023


The Outsider by Albert Camus EN

Rating: 4     6 Votes
Country: Europe / France flag France
Translated from the French by Joseph Laredo. Modern classic.
Recommended: 04 Jan 2018

The Palace of Dreams

The Palace of Dreams by Ismail Kadare EN

Rating: 3.9     7 Votes
Country: Europe / Albania flag Albania
At the heart of the Sultan s vast but fragile empire stands the mysterious Palace of Dreams: the most secret and powerful Ministry ever invented. Its task is to scour every town, village and hamlet to collect the citizens dreams, then to sift, sort and c
Recommended: 16 Nov 2022

The Passion Hymns of Iceland, Being Translations from the Passion-Hymns of Hallgrim Petursson

The Passion Hymns of Iceland, Being Translations from the Passion-Hymns of Hallgrim Petursson by Hallgrim Peturssonm translated by Charles Pilcher EN

0 Ratings
Country: Europe / Iceland flag Iceland
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute th... continue
Recommended: 22 Oct 2022


The Phaeton Report by Albert Salvado EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Andorra flag Andorra
Winston Churchill said: the further we look into the past, the further we will see into the future. A famous writer knows in a party a man who tells her about USC (Universal Scientific Community), secret society created in times of Galileo Galilei that is dedicated to preserving the knowledge and the scientific truth against the attacks of the religions and official departments. In the middle of the feast the man mysteriously disappears and the writer discovers that nobody knows or has seen him. Surprised, the writer researches and locates a member of USC that gives him access to true and remo... continue
Recommended: 01 Sep 2022

The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux EN

Rating: 3.5     104 Votes
Country: Europe / France flag France
The novel that inspired the Lon Chaney film and the hit musical. "The wildest and most fantastic of tales."--New York Times Book Review.
Genre Horror
Recommended: 16 Apr 2023

The Phone Booth at the Edge of the World


The Physicists by Friedrich Dürrenmatt EN

0 Ratings
Country: Europe / Switzerland flag Switzerland
Theatre program.
Genre Satire
Recommended: 20 Feb 2022


The Physics of Sorrow by Georgi Gospodinov EN

Rating: 3     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Bulgaria flag Bulgaria
Shortlisted for prizes around the world, Georgi Gospodinov's thrilling new novel is about physics, myths, and the power of stories.
Recommended: 25 Jul 2022


The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde EN

Rating: 4     11 Votes
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Gray's outward innocence conceals corruption deep enough to charm those about him into a life of wanton sexuality.
Recommended: 26 Jul 2022


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