Books that Were Most Ahead of their Time

Sometimes authors write books that society is not ready for. Here is a collection of books that were not widely accepted at the time of writing but have become iconic in later years.
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22 books · 38 voters · list created May 4th, 2010 by Connor Davidson (votes) .
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message 1: by Ivana (new)

Ivana How come Kate Chopins' The Awakening is not on the list? She touches on topics such as choice of motherhood, gender issues, sexual freedom, and was shunned by the critics of her time.


message 2: by Regina (new)

Regina WTF is the Scarlet letter and To kill a mocking bird on the list?


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