Personalised Classic Books - Gifts for Couples
A fabulous gift idea for book lovers, U Star Novels has created a range of romantic novels that are fully personalised to include up to 30 of your personal details, making you and your partner the stars of your very own novel. A fun, personal gift for Valentine's, Christmas, anniversaries, weddings, birthdays, bachelorette parties or just anytime to say "I Love You."
Alice In Wonderland - New Edition
Heres your chance to follow the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole and find yourself in Wonderland, as you star as Alice in the beloved childhood classic, Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Create a one-of-a-kind gift or bring out the child in you as you star in this tale of imaginative nonsense and trickery. Filled with curious characters that can be personalised as well, this is a dazzling frolic for young and old alike, as vivid as only the best of dreams can be.
Pride and Prejudice
Would you like to fall in love with Mr Darcy? Star in one of the best-loved romances of all time! Choose yourself, family and friends to play six leading characters. Simply substitute the names of the leading characters with your chosen names.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - New Edition
Heres your chance to follow the yellow brick road for yourself as you star in a beloved childhood classic, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The choice is yours as to whether you star as good girl Dorothy in your personalised version, or take on the role as the Wicked Witch of the West. Whichever you decide, you and your friends can star together as you face colorful characters, frightening villains, and the amazing landscapes that make up one of the most unusual and fascinating stories ever dreamed up. A timeless classic, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz will delight, perplex, and stir the imagination.
Peter Pan - New Edition
Take your place in one of the greatest children's stories of all time and experience the magical world of Neverland. "Peter Pan" is one of those rare books that grows richer, more heartbreaking and meaningful with each read. Become Peter, the boy who never grows up and cast your friends as Wendy, John, Michael, Tinker Bell or even Captain Hook! After starring in this timeless classic, you won't want to leave Neverland, and some days, you may find yourself staring out the window, looking for that hint of light that is Tinkerbell or the boy effortlessly flying between trees and buildings.
Romeo & Juliet
In the face of a brutal feud, love grows. Star as Romeo and Juliet, those famous star-crossed lovers in this timeless classic. The most famous love story of all time, this play tells the tale of a boy and a girl from warring families who meet and fall in love. Fate is not on their side, however, and the pair look for a way, against all odds to stay together.
Anne Of Green Gables
A favourite for generations, this all time classic, heartwarming story is of a unique heroine and her quest for a place to call home. Play the part of the mischievous Anne Shirley and be drawn into her vivid world of fun and eccentricity. This story will steal your heart forever and stay readable for years to come. A truly delightful and inspirational story for readers from eight to eighty, now even better as its personalised by U Star Novels to star you!
"Little Women" is one of those rare classic novels that is still relevant, funny, fresh and heartbreaking today. Put yourself, sisters or girlfriends into the roles of the four March sisters as you star in this story of a loving and unconventional family welcoming life's joys and bravely facing life's sorrows. Part autobiographical, this is a powerful portrayal of young women growing up in a post-war American society of strong traditions and modern freedoms. Star in this heartwarming tale of sisterhood and self-discovery.
Become the star of one of Jane Austen's most remarkable romantic novels, said to be written at the height of her prowess. Star as Emma Woodhouse in this comic novel about the perils of misconstrued romance and the concerns and difficulties of genteel women living in Georgian-Regency England. Emma's actions are governed by her own romantic fantasies, where she tries to bring people together playing matchmaker. Her failures as well as successes make this novel an interesting read. A real treat for Austen fans!
Sense & Sensibility
"Sense and Sensibility" is an emotionally powerful, beautifully written tale about two very different sisters, and the rocky road to finding a lasting love. As you can imagine, there are romantic problems aplenty for both of them -- along with the usual entailment issues, love triangles, sexy bad boys and societal scandals. Austen writes in such a romantic way that you wish you could be there in person to experience every word, and now you can!
The Wind In The Willows
Anyone who has read and loved The Wind In The Willows will want to own and cherish this beautiful, personalised gift edition. Mr. Toad, Ratty, Mr. Badger, and Mole are among the many creatures and characters who inhabit Grahame's version of Victorian era England. He weaves their riverbank life and many adventures in magical yet universally appealing style. Put yourself and your family and friends into this great literary classic which will appeal to children and adults alike.
Frankenstein is the story of Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant Swiss scientist who discovers the secret of bringing inanimate things to life, eventually creating a human-like monster which proceeds to ruin his life. Follow the Monster you create on this tale of isolation and revenge, as you put yourself into the role of Victor Frankenstein and your family and friends play the other leading characters in the novel.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The friendship of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn is one of the most celebrated in American literature, built on entertaining adventures and pranks, shared superstitions, and loyalty like none other. Put yourself and your best friend along with four other leading characters into a personalised edition of this timeless classic. The pleasure of reading The Adventures of Tom Sawyer has kept readers coming back for over a century, and now heres a new way to enjoy the most popular and famous works of American literature.
Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre" is a much loved classic. Never before has a novel made a heroine come to life as vividly as Jane Eyre, and now you can take her place in a personalised copy of this special book which can be read and savoured over and over again. Read this book. Love it. Treasure every breathtaking passage and every witty turn of phrase. Watch as mere ink and paper breath life into Jane Eyre's heart--and your own.
Wuthering Heights, Heathcliff, Cathy, the moorsnames and places famous worldwide, even to those who have never read the book. Now heres your chance to star in a Bront classic and highly regarded as one of the greatest works of fiction ever written.
Was there ever a novelist who created more memorable characters than Dickens? Here, we meet perhaps his most intriguing; Miss Havisham, Pip, Estella, and Magwitch. Put yourself and friends into their shoes as you star in this aspiring tale of ultimate self-discovery. An inspirational gift to remind us all that we have the ability to exceed our own expectations.
The Scarlet Pimpernel
Action, mystery, love, this is a classic with it all. Set during the French Revolution, The Scarlet Pimpernel is fantastically plotted, with a full-steam-ahead plot that drags its readers from the centre of London society to a dark night on the coast of France. The book barely lets us pause for breath.
The Three Musketeers
Athos, Porthos, Aramis, D'Artangnan, the greatest of friends, the greatest heroes and saviours of the Queen's honour. Star as these well drawn characters of The Three Musketeers and join them on an "endless adventure" breathlessly moving from one scene to the next: sword-fighting, court espionage, sex scandals, poisonings, assassinations, undying love and more.
Star in this swashbuckling story of adventure in the role of young Jim Hawkins as you go on a quest for hidden treasure. Cast your friends as Squire Trelawney, Dr. Livesey and Captain Alexander Smollett as you set sail for the secret island, accompanied by a crew of disguised pirates led by the powerful Long John Silver. This classic tale of the high seas, mutiny, stealth, and wit continues to entertain readers of all ages.
The Hound of the Baskervilles
A family curse. A mysterious murder. A ghostly black dog whose footsteps appear at the scene of the crime. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of the greatest mysteries ever written. Only one man in the whole worldSherlock Holmescan handle a case of this caliber. Now you can put yourself in the shoes of this famous detective with a personalised version of this timeless mystery classic, and you can even choose your assistant too!
A beloved and intricate tale, The Hound of the Baskervilles is filled with terrifying twists and turns, all of the most nail-biting elements a timeless mystery has to offer.
A Christmas Carol
No 'Humbugs' here! Celebrate the warmth of the holidays this year starring alongside your family and friends in a personalised timeless Christmas tale. Whether you cast your boss or a grumpy relative as Ebenezer Scrooge, or your family as the Cratchit's, it's bound to be the most unique gift you'll give this Christmas!
Black Beauty is the book for any horse lover and should be read by anyone who owns or rides a horse. This book follows the life of Beauty a handsome stallion who is sold and worked by different men in different places, some good some not so good. It is one of the first stories ever written from an animal's perspective which gives the reader a powerful sense of what horses endure and the responsibilities of the humans who utilise them.
The Importance Of Being Earnest
The Importance of Being Earnest is a tour de force of comedy, misidentifications, and farce. One of Oscar Wilde's most famous works, this play is a must read for anyone that is even remotely interested in English theatre at any level. Star as friends, Jack and Algernon and follow them and their imaginary alter egos in this witty, fast moving play. The two conspire to woo the ladies that they love, and through a series of happenstances, must gently deceive to get want they want. The end result is a play of incomparable quality, and the realisation of how important being 'earnest' is.
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' is both a brilliant thriller and a psychological novel that explores the darkest aspects of the human psyche. Buried deep within the breast of many men lie the seeds of great terror, dark imaginings that should never see the light of day. Follow in Dr. Jekyll's tortured steps as he unleashes the evil buried within himself in the form of Mr Hyde. The tale starts in London's foggy streets with a brutal attack by a mysterious character. As events unfold we come to learn of a sinister rogue on the prowl, Mr. Edward Hyde, and his horrific connection with the respectable Dr. Jekyll.
Betrayal. Murder. Madness. Love. A vengeful ghost, a brothers murder, a corrupt courtthis revenge tragedy is the gloomy landscape of Hamlets Denmark. One of Shakespeares finest tragedies, Hamlet is a psychologically gripping play that will haunt you long after its final scene ends.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
If there's any book out there that needs no introduction, it's Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Star as Huck Finn in this extraordinary novel where he meets a run away slave named Jim and the two undertake a series of adventures based on the Picaresque novel by Mark Twain.
Romeo and Romeo
In the face of a brutal feud, love grows. Star as Romeo and Romeo; same-sex star-crossed lovers in this timeless classic. The most famous love story of all time, tells the tale of two boys from warring families who meet and fall in love. Fate is not on their side, however, and the pair look for a way, against all odds to stay together.
The Great Gatsby
This is a literary classic that sparkles on every page. Daisy will make you want to love. Tom will make you want to earn millions. Gatsby will make you want to dream. Step into this fascinating and enthralling classic, as you become embroiled in the problems, and empathise, love, hate and enjoy every single situation, every word.
A Tale Of Two Cities
Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities - An Oprah Book Club pick! A Tale of Two Cities, in Dickens' own words, is "[T]he best story I have written" and is undoubtedly one of his most moving, exciting and memorable works. It builds with slow burning intensity, introducing us to the richly imagined characters who are to shape, and be shaped, by events far bigger, and with a greater sense of history, then they could ever imagine. Romance and rivalries blossom amid the conflict, and yet the fragility of human life and hopes is made all too clear. Step into this richly woven and moving tale, as you star as the leading characters that are at the heart of the novel.
Juliet & Juliet
Same-sex star crossd lovers can now star in the most famous love story ever told with a personalised same-sex version of Romeo Juliet.
In the face of a brutal feud, love grows. Star as Juliet and Juliet, those famous star-crossed lovers in this timeless classic. The most famous love story of all time, this play tells the tale of two girls from warring families who meet and fall in love. Fate is not on their side, however, and the pair look for a way, against all odds to stay together.
Step into one of Jane Austen's most enjoyable novels, Mansfield Park. With its fair share of excellent characters, superbly crafted by Austen. Star as Fanny Price, where this deserving heroine gets her man in the end after much trial and tribulation and even saves the day. The satire of Mansfield Park is of the highest order; and readers are in for a special treat with this personalised novel which is deliciously witty and sparkling with intelligent humour.
The Railway Children
A rollercoaster (well, steam train) ride of adventures and emotions which will captivate young and old alike. The mystery and the multi-layered plot will keep the pages turning and many will find the book hard to put down until you reach the book's satisfying conclusion.
Few works of adult literature are so well known that they become embedded in our cultural fabric the way that Oliver Twist has. Now you can revisit this cherished, heartwarming classic by starring as some of the most memorable characters Dickens' has ever created such as robber Bill Sykes, his dog Bull's-eye, Mr. Bumble, and Mr. Brownlow and of course, Oliver Twist, the loveable, sympathetic, young boy who the story based on. Like so many of Dickens' novels, Oliver Twist is a fantastically crafted and engrossing novel.
Dracula is one of the most famous horror characters of all time and now you can star right alongside him in this personalised edition of this timeless classic. Whether youve seen any of the hundreds of film adaptations of this classic or not, you really should treat yourself to reading it first-hand, and experiencing the chilling mix of desire and horror that Bram Stoker brings to this incredibly atmospheric, evocative and sensual novel.
We all get stuck for gift ideas from time to time, however well we may know someone. Personalised novels are the perfect gift idea for so many occasions, and our specially crafted personalised books and novels are here to solve this problem once and for all.
We have a wide selection of gifts for men, for women, for children and for couples. Perhaps it’s for their engagement or for their anniversary so you’re looking for something that’s a bit more romantic.
To help you out, we've put our thinking caps on so that you don't have to, and developed a great selection of gift ideas that will put a smile on your friends’ and loved ones’ faces.
If you do need a unique gift idea for a romantic occasion such as an engagement, wedding or anniversary, take a look at our fabulous personalised romantic novels. With both their names together with over 30 character traits featured throughout an authentic paperback novel starring them on every page, this is the perfect gift for couples that’ll make them smile all year round.
Alternatively, if you like the idea of a personalised novel, we have a large collection of personalised classic novels for you to star in. Step into timeless classics such as Romeo & Juliet, and personalised Pride & Prejudice, sometimes there just isn't a better way to say how much you love someone.
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