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Moloka'i
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The Secret History by Donna Tartt
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Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally
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Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
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" If I hadn't read any of these choices I'd vote for A Farewell to Arms, but I have read it and have also read The Stranger and Of Human Bondage (all 3 ...more "
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Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernières
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The Godfather by Mario Puzo
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" I keep a list of all the books I've read- the ones I remember anyway, and this discussion prompted me to count how many classics I've read that were e ...more "
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Dubliners by James Joyce
Dubliners
by James Joyce
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Some of the stories are better than others; I don't think any of them have a very dramatic narrative, they are primarily scenes from lives that show something about their lives and reveal the person in that process.
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Margaret Atwood
“She knows herself to be at the mercy of events, and she knows by now that events have no mercy.”
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“It wasn't so easy though, ending the war. A war is a huge fire; the ashes from it drift far, and settle slowly.”
Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin
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