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Stina's Challenge 2018 > Summer Prompt: A forgotten classic

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Stina (stinalyn) | 634 comments Mod
This was a summer-specific prompt last year, so I'll be saving it for my summer reading challenges starting sometime in May.

I would define this as a book that is generally considered a classic but somehow doesn't pop up constantly on lists of classics. I'll be reading The Conjure Woman and Other Conjure Tales. If there's a genre to which you're partial, take a look at some of its early authors who have been overshadowed by the big names of the genre's heyday.


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Stina (stinalyn) | 634 comments Mod
I did start reading The Conjure Woman, but it's really slow going because of the heavy use of dialect. I ended up finishing My Cousin Rachel first. I think I like it better than Rebecca.


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Cheryl (6of8) | 230 comments I accomplished this one with Rachel Carson's Silent Spring -- 50 years on and still relevant, sadly!


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