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"

The Metamorphosis
And Then There Were None
The Little Prince
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Of Mice and Men
The Bell Jar
The Old Man and the Sea
Frankenstein: The 1818 Text
To Kill a Mockingbird
Flowers for Algernon
The Hobbit (The Lord of the Rings, #0)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
No Longer Human
White Nights
Romeo and Juliet
We Have Always Lived in the Castle
The Outsiders
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Dune (Dune, #1)
Wuthering Heights
The Haunting of Hill House
Brave New World
Tuesdays with Morrie
The Death of Ivan Ilych
The Bluest Eye
The Fall of the House of Usher
Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1)
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
The Diary of a Young Girl
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
A Study in Scarlet
A Room of One’s Own
Little Women
Chess Story
The Remains of the Day
The Shining (The Shining, #1)
Sense and Sensibility
Northanger Abbey
The Pearl
Lord Edgware Dies (Hercule Poirot, #9)
All Quiet on the Western Front
Letters to a Young Poet
Dead Poets Society
A Wizard of Earthsea  (The Earthsea Cycle, #1)
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Appointment with Death (Hercule Poirot, #19)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
The Sun Also Rises
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
Crónica de una muerte anunciada
The Count of Monte Cristo
Breakfast at Tiffany's and Three Stories
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Blood Meridian, or, the Evening Redness in the West
The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts
Charlotte's Web
The Mystery of the Blue Train (Hercule Poirot, #6)
A Doll's House
The Sign of Four (Sherlock Holmes, #2)
The Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple #1)
A Streetcar Named Desire
The Prince
Their Eyes Were Watching God
The Awakening
Gloria Victis
The Prophet
Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park, #1)
Treasure Island
Holes (Holes, #1)
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou's Autobiography, #1)
The Lottery
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Tales of Terror
The War of the Worlds
The Left Hand of Darkness
The Grapes of Wrath
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
The Help
Peter Pan
East Of Eden
Death of a Salesman
A Caribbean Mystery
The Things They Carried
Letter to His Father
The Black Cat
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass
The Silence of the Lambs  (Hannibal Lecter, #2)
The Island of Dr. Moreau
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #3)
Life of Pi

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

Zora Neale Hurston
Some people could look at a mud puddle and see an ocean with ships.
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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