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Any suggestion on must read books? appropriate titles please not adult fantasy books filled with making love and cheating on yur bf/gf or fiance/husband/wife. I mean the classic books. Any preferences???

17 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    the three musketeers

    the count of monte christo

    the hunchback of notre dame

    the phantom of the opera

    a tale of two cities

    the great gatsby

    Tom Clancy's novels are good too

  • Deana
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    Brave New World - Aldous Huxley

    The Prophet - Kahlil Gibran

    Steppenwolf- Herman Hesse

    Why I Know the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou

    The Godfather - Mario Puzo

    Tess of the D'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy

    To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

    The Color Purple - Alice Walker

    1984 - George Orwell

    The World According to Garp - John Irving

    Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky

    The Magus - John Fowles

  • Shri
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    A fair few- I can't throw them away. As many as I can read. I love books- I would like to have enough to fill one of those walls made of just books. I don't really buy expensive books- I usually get them second hand from Ebay or charity shops. My favourite book is Howls Moving Castle- it is witty, I adore the characters and because it is so familiar to me now- it is comforting so I read it when I am ill or feeling down. I know its kind of a kid book but I think its lovely. Boudica - Dreaming the Serpent by Manda Scott. I have read the other three and this is the last one. I love this series and I can't wait to get a copy. Fantasy- I just like to get away from this world for a while and forget about the bad and even the good of this life adn consider what it would be like somewhere else. If I wanted to learn about the reality of this world or life then I could just watch the news.

  • 1 decade ago

    Well, i liked Jane Erye by Charlotte Bronte. I loved it. But I don't read a lot of classics. Maybe try Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton. I started reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. But I'm a huge fan of Harry Potter, The Inheritance Trilogy, and The Series of Unfortunate Events.

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  • 1 decade ago

    The Leather Stocking Tales by James Finnamore Cooper

    Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin.

    The Iliad and the Odyssey by Homer

  • 1 decade ago

    Picture of Dorian Gray

    Black Beauty

    Swiss Family Robinson

    Hunchback of Notre Dame

    Jungle Book

    Little house on the prairie

    Among the hidden


    Number the stars

    Prisoner of Zenda

    Sherlock Holmes

  • 1 decade ago


    Catcher in the Rye--JD Salinger

    Pride and Prejudice--Jane Austen,

    The Odyssey --Homer,

    The Scarlet Letter --Nathaniel Hawthorne,

    The Great Gatsby--F Scott Fitzgerald,

    One Hundred Years of Solitude--Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Those are all I can think of now.

  • 1 decade ago

    I just read Bringing out the dead, not really a classic but a fantastic book none the less. Blew threw it in two days.

  • 1 decade ago

    Try reading Rebecca. Not sure who the author is. But the title is called "Rebecca". Its about a possible murder from the 1940s. (The reason I say possible here is because I don't want to give away the ending if you chose to read it.) THERE IS NO SEX OR VIOLENCE IN IT. Just a good page-flipping mystery. You won't want to put it down.

    • Jane5 years agoReport

      The author's Daphne du Maurier

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    One Child by Torey Hayden

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