22 Classic Novels That Won't Bore You To Death

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    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which classic novels were actually worth reading. Here's what they said.

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    1. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

    2. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

    3. Native Son by Richard Wright

    4. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

    5. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

    6. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

    7. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift

    8. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

    9. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

    10. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

    11. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

    12. Middlemarch by George Eliot

    13. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

    14. My Antonia by Willa Cather

    15. In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust

    16. Le Liaisons Dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

    17. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

    18. The Color Purple by Alice Walker

    19. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

    20. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

    21. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

    22. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

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