A Classical Book Haul

20161231_090812An ongoing goal of mine is to expand/grow my classic literature collection. Classics are a genre that I lack having read the most in yet I have the biggest desire to explore more into.

a goal I have for 2017 is to read more in three different categories
Classic Literature
Banned Books
Feminist Literature

Thanks to Thrift Books and Barnes and Nobles “Buy 2 get 1 free” on their classic editions, my classic book collection is starting to grow 🙂
Btw, if you’re wanting to expand your classic books for cheap then I recommend checking out Thriftbooks most of their classics are pretty cheap and in an acceptable condition. Thriftbooks also has something called Thrift Deals of “buy 2 for $7, buy 3 for $10, or buy 4 for $12” and if you’re in the US and spend over 10 dollars then your order qualifies for free shipping.

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Catch 22
by Joseph Heller

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Northanger Abbey
by Jane Austen

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Emma
by Jane Austen

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Mansfield Park
by Jane Austen

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Sense and Sensibility
by Jane Austen

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Heart of Darkness
by Joseph Conrad

Time Machine
by HG Wells

The Awakening
by Kate Chopin

The Prince
by Niccolo Machiavelli

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Journey to the Center of the Earth
by Jules Verne

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
by Jules Verne

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Grapes of Wrath
by John Steinback

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A Clockwork Orange
by Anthony Burgess

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The Crucible
by Arthur Miller

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Lord of the Flies
by William Golding

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Of Mice and Men
by John Steinback

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One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
by Ken Kesey

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Death of a Salesman
by Arthur Miller

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The Old Man and the Sea
by Ernest Hemingway

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Diary of A Young Girl
by Anne Frank

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Something Wicked This Way Comes
by Ray Bradbury

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6 thoughts on “A Classical Book Haul

  1. This is awesome! A few I’ve read and liked. And then there’s one that I despise… The Old Man and the Sea. I just can’t stand that book, I’m sorry! But the rest, I liked. The Awakening, The Lord of the Flies, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, The Diary of Anne Frank 👍 As for John Steinbeck, I’ve only read one and I loved it at the time: The Pearl. If you find it, get it! You can probably read it in an hour and it stays with you.

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    1. I haven’t read the pearl yet! I plan on picking up East of Eden soon so I will add it to my list 😊
      I haven’t read the old man and the sea yet but I honestly haven’t heard that many great things about it. I just bought it to see for myself lol

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  2. I read The Awakening in high school and really enjoyed it. I’ve been meaning to actually reread that at some point. I want to read more classics this year too. I don’t think I’ve ever read any that I didn’t have to read for school and I feel like I’m missing out on some great books!

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