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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
The Alchemist
Animal Farm
1984
Fahrenheit 451
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
The Little Prince
Pride and Prejudice
Of Mice and Men
The Metamorphosis
The Great Gatsby
Flowers for Algernon
The Old Man and the Sea
The Outsiders
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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