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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New Releases Tagged "Classics"

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The Alchemist
1984
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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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    Frankenstein
    Of Mice and Men
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