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Pygmalion | George Bernard Shaw
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One of my favorite reads assigned in high school!! 🌻

It‘s gaining a whole new meaning now that I‘m learning about the book‘s namesake: Pygmalion from Greek myth — the one who fell in love with his creation. Gives it a whole Narcissus/Dorian Gray vibe too.

#gratefulreads #classicyouenjoyed #readinhighschool

Linsy #NFNov Learning about the Greek myths is casting a whole new light on my English degree. @Clwojick @rsteve388 (edited) 3w
OriginalCyn620 👍🏻📚 3w
Clwojick 4 points 3w
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Vanity Fair | William Thackeray
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#Gratefulreads #classicyouenjoyed Becky Sharp, a character you love to hate to love.She was an orphan , but not without skills , she will crawl over everyone to get wealth,finery, and position including her meek friend Amelia.I remember loving this book , though it‘s been years since I‘ve read it.

rubyslippersreads I 💜 this book too. 3w
OriginalCyn620 I need to read this one! 3w
Tamra I don‘t know that I‘ve read this one. I will look for an audio version. 3w
BarbaraBB Still TBR 3w
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Don Quixote | Miguel de Cervantes
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OriginalCyn620 👍🏻📚❤️ 3w
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A few classics that I enjoyed some time ago. It might be time for a reread! #GratefulReads #classicyouenjoyed

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 📚🙌🏻❤️ 3w
OriginalCyn620 👍🏻📚 3w
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This is my favorite classic if all time as well as my favorite Jane Austen book! 📚💕

#gratefulread #classicyouenjoyed @OriginalCyn620 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

OriginalCyn620 Great editions! 3w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty 💗📚 3w
Emilymdxn It‘s my fave Jane Austen too!!! SO frequently overlooked idk why so many people don‘t like it. I love hearing from other people who love it as much as I do! 3w
Branwen @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620 Thank you! 🤗💕 @Emilymdxn REALLY?!?! Omg that makes me so happy that it's your favorite too! Nobody else seems to like it and it drives me crazy! 😂🤣 I can't figure out why! It's so fantastic! 3w
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Of Mice and Men | John Steinbeck
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#GratefulReads #ClassicYouEnjoyed

Could also have posted Rebecca and Grapes of Wrath but already posted about those this month. Of Mice and Men had a great impact on 15 year old Andrew!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Great choice!! 3w
Kaila-ann I read this one this year and enjoyed it! 3w
Andrew65 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Some of the best things can come in small packages! 3w
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Andrew65 @Kaila-ann I feel I need to re-Read it. 3w
OriginalCyn620 I read this in school, which has been a long time ago now. Reread! 3w
Andrew65 @OriginalCyn620 Yes me too, on both points. 3w
Tamra Such an impactful novella! 3w
mrp27 I recently reread this and it's themes holds up well. (edited) 3w
EadieB I own this book and have watched the movie. Enjoyed the Steinbeck Museum in Salinas CA when I visited a few years back. 3w
Andrew65 @EadieB Have you ever read it? 3w
EadieB @Andrew65 No haven't read it but know the characters from the movie. I love his books though as he is a great writer. I've read East of Eden, Grapes of Wrath and Winter of Our Discontent. 3w
Andrew65 @EadieB Only Read this (in school at age 15) and Grapes of Wrath. Loved both so don‘t know why I haven‘t read more. 3w
EadieB @Andrew65 I would probably read Of Mice and Men next as that one and Grapes of Wrath are on the 1001 list. 3w
Andrew65 @EadieB I will have to look at the list at some point and see how many I have read. 3w
EadieB @Andrew65 That would be interesting to see.

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Andrew65 @EadieB Oh dear! I do want to read a number of them or already own a number of them but only read 25! 😳 3w
EadieB @Andrew65 That is a good start! There are some very good books but a lot of them you wonder how they got on the list. 3w
Andrew65 @EadieB They also seem to like certain authors. 3w
EadieB @Andrew65 I honestly don't know how they pick them. I guess it must be a panel of people. 3w
Andrew65 @EadieB Same with awards. Often don‘t like awarded books. 3w
EadieB @Andrew65 It's hard to please everyone! So many different genres and tastes! 3w
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Pride and Prejudice | Jane Austen
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#GratefulReads @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

This is my favourite class story. I loved the characters. Flawed in such a good way.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘ve never read this 🙈🤷🏼‍♀️ I know!! I‘m awful!! 3w
OriginalCyn620 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m just gonna pretend you didn‘t say that! 😂 3w
TheSpineView @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks It's Ok. There are classic I have never read and I doubt I ever will. 3w
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TheSpineView I just don‘t like classics 🤷🏼‍♀️🤣 3w
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I‘m not really sure what constitutes a “classic” but I‘m going with this one as a #ClassicYouEnjoyed

#GratefulReads @OriginalCyn620 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

TheBookAddict I agree! I think it‘s time for a reread. 🙂👍🏽 3w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻📚 3w
Slajaunie Loved this book and it is indeed a classic. It is also a banned book. 3w
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LoverOfLearning This is actually my next to read! I have my old high school copy with all my notes and underlinings 3w
OriginalCyn620 Yes!!! It‘s definitely a classic and a great choice! One of my top 3 favorite books! 3w
Crazeedi Gregory-swoon!!!❤❤ 3w
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Difficult to pick just one book for a #classicyouenjoyed but this immediately came to mind. What an important, emotional piece of literature, and how large the ideas that are contained in it. From a purely critical view of the writing itself: It's very sentimental and melodramatic, which makes sense since it was originally published in serialized form. But the narrative drives the reader forward at a steady pace. My interest never flagged.

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When asked for a #classicyouenjoyed, how can I pick just one? These were three early favorites. #gratefulreads @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

ljuliel Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn 👍🏼👍🏼. Good old fashioned stories. 3w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻📚🙌🏻 3w
OriginalCyn620 Pride and Prejudice! ❤️❤️❤️ 3w
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