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Anonymous said: Happy Sunday ... please name your Top Ten classics of literature. Mine are (in no order, other than how I can remember enjoying them) 1 The Scarlet Letter 2 Gone with the Wind 3 The Great Gatsby 4 Great Expectations 5 The Grapes of Wrath 6 Plato's Symposium 7 Moby Dick 8 Our Town 9 The Red Badge of Courage 10 Romeo & Juliet. Also-rans include Pride & Prejudice, The Illiad & The Odyssey, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Cantebury Tales, The Call of the Wild, The Pearl and A Room with a View !
I’m going to muddy up the definition of “classic literature” a bit and just list my favorite books.
1. Justine & Juliette - de Sade
2. Candide - Voltaire
3. Symposium - Plato
4. The Wall - Sartre
5. Lolita - Nabokov
6. Notes From Underground - Dostoyevsky
7. Island - Huxley
8. Lysistrata - Aristophanes
9. The Master and Margarita - Bulgakov
10. “Jeeves” series - P.G. Wodehouse