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The Brothers Karamazov - Feodor Dostoevsky Report Abuse
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War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy Report Abuse
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Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte Report Abuse
There is not one character in this book worth empathy, sympathy, or even the slightest bit of compassion. Every character is deplorable and they all get every heartache they deserve. And this is why this book is so amazing. It really takes an amazing author to create characters who are universally despised by everyone who reads this book. The story is awful and impossible not to love at the same time.
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Great Expectations - Charles Dickens Report Abuse
I read this book in 9th grade and I was immediately infatuated. I loved Pip and I hated Estella and Mrs. Havisham for being heartless but I loved them because they were deliciously selfish and evil. Pip must be one of the best Protagonists of all time, with Mrs. Havisham being one of the greatest Antagonists. This is the kind of book that makes people want to read, and love to do it as well.
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Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare Report Abuse
The greatest love story ever told. Also, the most tragic. Many books and movies have been based on this premise but nothing will ever match up to the original. Two people from different worlds who should not be together but fall in love immediately and cannot live without one another. It is one of the most tragically romantic things ever written.
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Frankenstein - Mary Shelley Report Abuse
Dr. Frankenstein is one of the most selfish characters in literature, though he may not realize it at first. He builds himself a companion just so he won't be lonely, never thinking about how the monster will feel without anyone around. The monster tries to become a part of a family who is terrified of him based on his appearance. It is heartbreaking, and of course, a classic.
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Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen Report Abuse
Elizabeth Bennett is a young woman dealing with many of the things that head-strong women had to deal with the 19th century London - arranged marriage, manners, and acting the way a woman "should" act. She, however, does not agree with all of this and fights to be herself. This is one of those books that tops every list of the greatest novels, and that is loved by everyone who reads it, and reads it multiple times.
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain Report Abuse
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The Scarlett Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne Report Abuse
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Dracula - Bram Stoker Report Abuse
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20 Best Albums of the 21st Century Report Abuse
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Moby Dick - Herman Melville Report Abuse
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The Portrait of a Lady - Henry James Report Abuse
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Tristram Shandy - Laurence Stern Report Abuse
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Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte Report Abuse
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Winter's Tale - William Shakespeare Report Abuse
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The Pickwick Papers - Charles Dickens Report Abuse
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Waverly - Sir Walter Scott Report Abuse
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Uncle Tom's Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe Report Abuse
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Les Miserables - Victor Hugo Report Abuse
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Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe Report Abuse
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