What are the best classic novels for adults?

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I enjoy reading mystery books, adventure books, and books about horses.  

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  • Spike
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    2 months ago
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    The Quiet American by Graham Greene

    For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway 

    East of Eden by John Steinbeck

    The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon 

    Fail Safe by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler

    Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

    Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne

    The Lilies of the Field by William E Barrett 

    Snopes trilogy by William Faulkner( The Hamlet, The Town, The Mansion)

    The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett 

    The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler 

  • 2 months ago

    I would consider any BEST BOOK  list  that did NOT  include  Les Miserables or  Don Quixote, ........to be a complete joke. 

    Quite possibly two of the best books ever written. 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Many experts have compiled lists of classic novels based on substantial criteria. Choose a list and pick something that appeals to you.

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