Classics

A classic stands the test of time. The work is usually considered to be a representation of the period in which it was written; and the work merits lasting recognition. In other words, if the book was published in the recent past, the work is not a classic.

A classic has a certain universal appeal. Great works of literature touch us to our very core beings--partly because they integrate themes that are understood by readers from a wide range of backgrounds and levels of experience. Themes of love, hate, death, life, and faith touch upon some of our most basic emotional responses.

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The Handmaid's Tale
Animal Farm
The Alchemist
1984
Fahrenheit 451
The Little Prince
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
The Great Gatsby
The Old Man and the Sea
Pride and Prejudice
Of Mice and Men
Brave New World
The Hobbit
The Stranger
The Metamorphosis

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  • Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s by Leslie S. Klinger
    Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s
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    A riveting collection of five of the most famous crime novels of the 1920s, presenting anew some of the most admired authors of the era—with insightfu ...more
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    Giveaway dates: Jul 20 - Aug 18, 2018

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  • Pride and Prejudice
    To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1)
    The Great Gatsby
    Jane Eyre
    1984
    Wuthering Heights
    The Catcher in the Rye
    Animal Farm
    Romeo and Juliet
    Little Women (Little Women, #1)
    Lord of the Flies
    Of Mice and Men
    Frankenstein
    Sense and Sensibility
    The Picture of Dorian Gray
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