Most Read This Week In 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.

Although the

Most Read This Week Tagged "Classics"

Animal Farm
The Alchemist
The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)
Pride and Prejudice
The Little Prince
And Then There Were None
Fahrenheit 451
The Great Gatsby
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Old Man and the Sea
The Catcher in the Rye
The Hobbit, or There and Back Again
Brave New World
The Metamorphosis
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Stranger
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
The Color Purple
Of Mice and Men
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, #1)
Little Women
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1)
The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, #6)
Wuthering Heights
Flowers for Algernon
The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot, #1)
The Diary of a Young Girl
The Bell Jar
Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1)
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
The Bluest Eye
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
The Haunting of Hill House
Jane Eyre
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot, #4)
Tuesdays with Morrie
The Yellow Wall-Paper
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Prince Caspian (Chronicles of Narnia, #2)
The Communist Manifesto
The Shining
The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia, #5)
The Time Machine
The Outsiders
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Romeo and Juliet
Sense and Sensibility
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
Crime and Punishment
The Remains of the Day
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz, #1)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, #5)
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Chronicles of Narnia, #3)
The Last Battle (Chronicles of Narnia, #7)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
The Sign of Four (Sherlock Holmes, #2)
A Tale of Two Cities
A Room of One's Own
The Importance of Being Earnest
The A.B.C. Murders (Hercule Poirot, #13)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Charlie Bucket, #1)
Chronicle of a Death Foretold
Heart of Darkness
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
The Death of Ivan Ilych
Northanger Abbey
Charlotte's Web
Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple, #1)
Anne of Avonlea (Anne of Green Gables, #2)
The Prophet
Love in the Time of Cholera
Peter Pan
Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Anne of the Island (Anne of Green Gables, #3)
The Trial
The Scarlet Letter
The Grapes of Wrath
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mrs. Dalloway
Jonathan Livingston Seagull
Chess Story
As a Man Thinketh
Anna Karenina
Breakfast at Tiffany's and Three Stories
The Sun Also Rises
The Count of Monte Cristo
In Cold Blood
The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle #4)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #3)

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

J.M. Barrie
The last thing he ever said to me was, 'Just always be waiting for me, and then some night you will hear me crowing.
J.M. Barrie

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