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Jane Eyre (Dyslexic-Friendly Edition)

Written by Charlotte Bronte, Designed by Laurence Francis Harrison

Written under the pen name "Currer Bell", Eyre is not just Charlotte Brontë's most celebrated work; rather, this book has become a rite-of-passage for readers across the globe. This edition uses a dyslexic-friendly font.

After her parents death, Jane lives with her uncle's family, the Reeds. Upon facing social and emotional displacement, Jane passed through Lowood, a school for poor and orphaned girls, initially as a student and then as a teacher. Deciding to leave Lowood, Jane takes a position at Thornfield Hall, where she meets Edward Rochester, the master of the house. Upon meeting, her passions for Mr. Rochester, even as he is about to be married, grow wildly.


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LITTLE WOMEN (DYSLEXIC-FRIENDLY EDITION)

Written by Louisa May Alcott, Designed by Laurence Francis Harrison

This edition of Litttle Women by Louisa May Alcott is designed for the reading-impaired, though very readable for all audiences. Using the OpenDsylexic font, it allows access to those with Dyslexia to enjoy classic literature. The story is about four "little women": Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth. In Alcott’s novel, these characters face both the joys and sadness of life during the American civil war. The story of the March sisters, especially Jo and her suitor, Laurie, have been influential in American literature for well over a century. With this novel, Alcott created one of the most enduring stories of Women’s literature ever. It is one of the best examples of a coming-of-age novel, ruminating on the role of women in the family. This edition was prepared for publication by Laurence Francis Harrison, and is published by Strawberry Classics.


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MOBY DICK (DYSLEXIC-FRIENDLY EDITION)

Written by Herman Melville, Designed by Laurence Francis Harrison

This edition of Moby Dick by Herman Melville is designed for the reading-impaired. Using the OpenDyslexic font, it allows access to those with Dyslexia to enjoy classic literature. Moby Dick, as told through Ishmael, is the story of the vengeful Captain Ahab, who has set out to seek revenge on a sperm whale, Moby Dick, who injured Ahab.

The story is a classic example of early American literature, and it is one of the earliest examples of how American literature came to be different from English contemporaries. This edition was prepared for publication by Laurence Francis Harrison, and is published by Strawberry Classics.

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STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE (DYSLEXIC-FRIENDLY EDITION)

Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Designed by Laurence Francis Harrison

Stevenson explores the human capacity for evil in this detective story. The search for Mr. Hyde and his true identity reveals a wild aspect to the human character. It is a fight between good and evil, and a fight between that which is civil and that which is monstrous. Considered one of the greatest works of its time, this deeply psychological novel is intended to shock and let the reader discover themselves.

This edition is published in the OpenDyslexic font, which aids readers who suffer from common reading errors.


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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (DYSLEXIC-FRIENDLY EDITION)

Written by Jane Austen, Designed by Laurence Francis Harrison

The Bennet family are wealthy, and their reputation is of the utmost importance to them. When Mr. Darcy, a wealthy land-owner from Derbyshire, finds himself attracted to Elizabeth Bennet, their family and friends begin to raise issue with the Bennet family's reputation. This novel is considered one of the greatest in English literature, having sold over 20 million copies. Designed to be enjoyed by anyone, this edition also uses the dyslexic-friendly font, OpenDyslexic, to allow the easiest possible access to this enduring classic.


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WUTHERING HEIGHTS (DYSLEXIC-FRIENDLY EDITION)

Written by Emily Bronte, Designed by Laurence Francis Harrison

“If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger.” Wuthering Heights encapsulates the tortured soul, gripped by love. The story describes Catherine and her feelings of passion and enduring love for Heathcliff. Set in the Yorkshire moors, their enduring love for each other becomes ruinous for their lives and the lives of the people around them. Considered one of the best love stories of all time, this edition is dyslexia-friendly, using the OpenDyslexic font, and has an introduction by Charlotte Brontë to aid readers on this passionate yet harrowing journey.


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OLIVER TWIST (DYSLEXIC-FRIENDLY EDITION)

Written by Charles Dickens, Designed by Laurence Francis Harrison

Written in the 1800’s, when child labor was common in London, Oliver Twist tells the story of an orphan, who experiences a miserable existence. He escapes to London and meets a group of pickpockets. The novel addresses many social issues facing 19th-Century London. Perhaps drawing from his own experience as a child laborer, Dickens sets out to change social norms with this exciting tale of the young boy.

This edition is published in the OpenDyslexic font, which aids readers who suffer from common reading errors.


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SENSE AND SENSIBILITY (DYSLEXIC-FRIENDLY EDITION)

Written by Jane Austen, Designed by Laurence Francis Harrison

When the Dashwood sisters find themselves unwelcome in their home, they go to live in a distant family cottage, where they experience romance and heartbreak. Elinor, the sensible sister, suppresses her emotions to protect the family. Meanwhile, Marianne is romantically-inclined, often seeming selfish. Through this story, Austen produces an intriguing philosophical debate between pragmatism and romance. This edition, though enjoyable for all readers, uses a dyslexic-friendly font called OpenDyslexic, designed to aid with common reading errors encountered by people with dyslexia. This edition was prepared for publication by Laurence Francis Harrison, and is published by Strawberry Classics.


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THE SCARLET LETTER (DYSLEXIC-FRIENDLY EDITION)

Written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Designed by Laurence Francis Harrison

A deeply psychological classic, about Hester, a woman who was found to be adulterous, and with child. Set in the 1600’s, the townspeople disown her and force her to be publicly humiliated for the act. Hester struggles to live a new life of dignity with the social stigma that results from her actions. The novel explores the Puritan psychology of early North America, and is today considered one of the greatest pieces of 19th-Century literature. Designed to be enjoyed by anyone, this edition also uses the dyslexic-friendly font, OpenDyslexic, to allow the easiest possible access to this enduring classic.


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FRANKENSTEIN (DYSLEXIC-FRIENDLY EDITION)

Written by Mary Shelley, Designed by Laurence Francis Harrison

“Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” -- This story is simply part of the Western imagination. Conceived by Mary Shelley in Geneva in the early 19th Century, since then it has become immensely influential in informing modern Science Fiction, modern Gothic novels, and even inspiring the horror genre (as one the first horror novels). The story tells of Dr. Frankenstein, who is interested in bringing the dead back to life. This edition is printed with a dyslexic-friendly font, though the font is easy for many readers, bringing new life to this horrific classic. Using OpenDsylexic, it allows access to those with Dyslexia to enjoy classic literature. This edition is published by Strawberry Classics.