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message 1: by Carolyn (new)

Carolyn (carolynanne) | 16 comments Mod
Please post your classic fiction recommendations here.


message 2: by Carolyn (new)

Carolyn (carolynanne) | 16 comments Mod
Pride and Prejudice- Jane Austen
The Bell Jar- Sylvia Plath
Jane Eyre- Charlotte Bronte
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn- Betty Smith
Anne of Green Gables- L.M. Montgomery, though really I love so all the Anne and Emily books.




I know there are millions more, but those are my favorites.


message 3: by Laura (new)

Laura Pride and Prejudice
Sense and Sensibility
Jane Eyre
Wuthering Heights
Emma
Rebecca


message 4: by Tom (new)

Tom The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton
My Antonia, Willa Cather
Cousin Bette, Balzac
The Optimist's Daughter, Eudora Welty
The Wicked Pavilion, Dawn Powell


message 5: by Iris (new)

Iris | 2 comments Not one of my favorite novels but worth the read. It's called a Death in the Family by James Agee and its how a women copes with death and the future of her and her family.


message 6: by Iris (new)

Iris | 2 comments And also the Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. I always foget the names of main characters but I couldn't put this book down. It was really well written.


message 7: by Michaela (new)

Michaela Wood | 2 comments Ann Veronica by HG Wells
The Rainbow by DH Lawrence
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Middlemarch by George Eliot




message 8: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 1 comments North and South
Little Women


message 9: by Charity (new)

Charity | 3 comments The first classic I thought of was Jane Eyre of course. omg, I could NOT put this book down. Jane is the most compelling heroine I have ever read about!!

And then Gone with the Wind--Scarlett O'Hara is unforgettable!

anything by Kate Chopin--The Awakening and her other short stories: Story of an Hour, The Storm, Desiree's Baby...

Madame Bovary

The Scarlet Letter



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