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A classic stands the test of time. The work is usually considered to be a representation of the period in which it was written; and the work merits lasting recognition. In other words, if the book was published in the recent past, the work is not a classic.

A classic has a certain universal appeal. Great works of literature touch us to our very core beings--partly because they integrate themes that are understood by readers from a wide range of backgrounds and levels of experience. Themes of love, hate, death, life, and faith touch upon some of our most basic emotional responses.

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Most Read This Week Tagged "Classics"

The Alchemist
The Little Prince
Animal Farm
The Great Gatsby
1984
Pride and Prejudice
Fahrenheit 451
Of Mice and Men
The Old Man and the Sea
Lord of the Flies
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
Slaughterhouse-Five
And Then There Were None
The Stranger
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Brave New World
Macbeth
The Hobbit
The Outsiders
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Jane Eyre
Wuthering Heights
Alice in Wonderland (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, #1)
The Diary of a Young Girl
A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
Romeo and Juliet
Hamlet
The Time Machine
Tuesdays with Morrie
Flowers for Algernon
Little Women (Little Women, #1)
The Secret Garden
Dracula
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Man in the High Castle
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
Crime and Punishment
Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1)
Sense and Sensibility
Charlotte's Web
Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz, #1)
Anna Karenina
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, #5)
Heart of Darkness
The Grapes of Wrath
Great Expectations
Persuasion
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Scarlet Letter
Treasure Island
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1)
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
Stoner
The Virgin Suicides
Breakfast at Tiffany's
A Tale of Two Cities
In Cold Blood
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Othello
Harry Potter Boxset (Harry Potter, #1-7)
A Christmas Carol
All Quiet on the Western Front
The Remains of the Day
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia, #5)
Emma
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Pearl
Beowulf
A Room of One's Own
Chronicle of a Death Foretold
A Farewell to Arms
The Jungle Book
A Streetcar Named Desire
Peter Pan
The Communist Manifesto
The Master and Margarita
The Trial
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Death of a Salesman
Les Misérables
Sophie's World
Catch-22
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Love in the Time of Cholera
The Prophet
Hatchet (Brian's Saga, #1)
The Three Musketeers
Blindness
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
The Martian Chronicles
A Doll's House
Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot, #17)
The Tempest
Anthem
Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, #2)


William Shakespeare
Oh, I am fortune's fool!
William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

Augustine of Hippo
The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.
Augustine of Hippo

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