Classic Novels You Can't Put Down

I asked my friends to recommend 18th, 19th and early 20th-century novels that are real page turners: not just classics, but fun to read. Here's what they came up with.

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66 books · 18 voters · list created February 8th, 2017 by Alexandra (votes) .
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