Classics

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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The Women of Troy (Women of Troy, #2)
The King of Infinite Space
Dune (Dune, #1)
Animal Farm
The Great Gatsby
1984
The Little Prince
Pride and Prejudice
Fahrenheit 451
The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)
The Metamorphosis
The Old Man and the Sea
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
The Catcher in the Rye
To Kill a Mockingbird
Brave New World
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    1984
    Wuthering Heights
    Animal Farm
    The Catcher in the Rye
    Little Women
    Frankenstein: The 1818 Text
    The Picture of Dorian Gray
    Lord of the Flies
    Romeo and Juliet
    Of Mice and Men
    Sense and Sensibility
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