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 Sacred Band: Three Hundred Theban Lovers Fighting to Save Greek Freedom
Trojan Women
Animal Farm
The Great Gatsby
Pride and Prejudice
The Little Prince
To Kill a Mockingbird
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
Fahrenheit 451
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Metamorphosis
The Catcher in the Rye
Lord of the Flies
Dune (Dune, #1)
Brave New World
Romeo and Juliet
Wuthering Heights
  • Extraordinary Voyages of the Panchatantra by Ramsay Wood
    Extraordinary Voyages of the Panchatantra
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    Release date: Jul 15, 2011
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  • The Tempest by William Shakespeare
    The Tempest (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies)

    Release date: Jun 01, 2021
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    The Great Gatsby
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    The Catcher in the Rye
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    Frankenstein: The 1818 Text
    Lord of the Flies
    Romeo and Juliet
    Of Mice and Men
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