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The best books ever banned by people who think they are unfit reading.

Rated 3 points - posted 10 years ago by kris in category Books.
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The Bible Report Abuse
The Bible was a long time banned in Europe in the papan middle ages ,because people were not allowed to read it. The Chruch feared that the people would realize that the teachings of the Bible are not the same as the teachings of the church. Also it was banned in communist eastern Europe and China for a very long time. It is still prohibited to spread it in many countries of Islam. Even in laizistic Turkey it is dangerous to be seen with a Bible.
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Animal Farm – George Orwell Report Abuse
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The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck Report Abuse
This book long considered a classic was banned because of a very controversial scene at the very end of the book. A man who is starving gains nourishment from nursing from a women’s breast, who had recently had miscarriage.
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin – Benjamin Franklin Report Abuse
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Candide – Voltaire Report Abuse
This book a classic satire that everyone should read was banned by the Catholic Church.
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Black Beauty – Anna Sewell Report Abuse
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Blood and Chocolate – Annette Curtis Klause Report Abuse
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The Catcher in The Rye – J.D. Salinger Report Abuse
This book broke numerous accepted boundaries of language, violence, sexuality and issues involving morals and occult. Still it is hailed as a masterpiece for its focus on character development over plot.
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Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury Report Abuse
Banned possibly for the sake of a joke, this book about censorship and book banning is one of Ray Bradbury’s best. The reasons given for why it was banned was that one of the books burned was the bible, which was taken to meant that the author supported the burning of the bible.
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The Canterbury Tales – Geoffrey Chaucer Report Abuse
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The Call of the Wild – Jack London Report Abuse
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Lolita Report Abuse
It was apparently 'rude', if you read Jacky Daydream...
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It rained all night by Buddhadhev Bose. Report Abuse
A great Novel by an outstanding Author.
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Bridge to Terabithia – Katherine Paterson Report Abuse
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Carrie – Stephen King Report Abuse
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Black Like Me – John Howard Griffin Report Abuse
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Are you There God? It’s Me, Margaret – Judy Blume Report Abuse
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Lord of the Flies – William Golding Report Abuse
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Catch – 22 – Joseph Heller Report Abuse
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From Here to Eternity – James Jones Report Abuse
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain Report Abuse
Perhaps one of the most infamous banned books. Mark Twain was actually glad that his book was banned as it drastically increased book sales.
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Steal This Book –Abbie Hoffman Report Abuse
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Beloved – Toni Morrison Report Abuse
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