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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Animal Farm
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1984
The Little Prince
Fahrenheit 451
The Great Gatsby
Pride and Prejudice
A Christmas Carol
And Then There Were None
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
The Metamorphosis
Of Mice and Men
The Hobbit
The Old Man and the Sea
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    A First Utterance
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    The first poetry collection by author John Canyon. These poems are full of shadows and insights. Sunsets and marvels.
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    Romeo and Juliet
    Lord of the Flies
    Little Women
    Frankenstein
    Of Mice and Men
    Sense and Sensibility
    The Picture of Dorian Gray
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