All kinds of classics that should be read at least once

This list is for modern classics (usually under 100 years old), and classics (usually over 100 years old).
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4.07 avg rating — 657,377 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 1,851,548 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 490,437 ratings
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4.30 avg rating — 260,964 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 249,723 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 288,100 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 321,246 ratings
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3.46 avg rating — 257,135 ratings
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517 books · 242 voters · list created July 3rd, 2010 by Carson (votes) .
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Comments Showing 1-2 of 2 (2 new)

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message 1: by Fia-Sophia (new)

Fia-Sophia as good as harry potter is, i don't think it's exactly a classic


message 2: by [deleted user] (new)

Sophia711 wrote: "as good as harry potter is, i don't think it's exactly a classic"

I agree! A person should be careful what they call a classic. Its not old enough yet.


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