SparkNotes Blog

Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

Look, I don’t need to know why you’re here. I don’t need to know what misfortune has befallen you, what dark and winding road has led you to this low, low point in your life wherein you are Googling things like “[book title] summed up in a single sentence.” You hear me? If you have a test in twenty minutes that you didn’t study for, I don’t want to know about it. As far as I am concerned, you simply have a passion for books and a thirst for knowledge.

So, with that said, here they are—all the books you’ll ever have to read for English class (or at least some of them), summed up in a single sentence.