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Highly Recommended Books for Life and Understanding

A list of 125 books that are a sure to impart widsom, life lessons, empathy, compassion, and conceptual knowledge to the reader. A mixture of fiction, poetry, science fiction, dystopia, non fiction, memoirs, biography, fantasy - as well as themes of war, love, death, tyranny, evil, and religion.
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made by Louise Charles
avg. score: 30 of 125 (24%)
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Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
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Dune (Frank Herbert)
Dune (Frank Herbert)
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Mansfield Park (Jane Austen)
Mansfield Park (Jane Austen)
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All Quiet on the Western Front (German Title: Im Westen Nichts Neues) (Enrich Maria Remarque)
All Quiet on the Western Front (German Title: Im Westen Nichts Neues) (Enrich Maria Remarque)
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, an American Slave (Frederick Douglas)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, an American Slave (Frederick Douglas)
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The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
7
The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey)
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9
Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
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The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
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Dubliners (James Joyce)
Dubliners (James Joyce)
12
A Wizard of Earthsea
A Wizard of Earthsea
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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe (Chinua Achebe)
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe (Chinua Achebe)
14
The Outsider
The Outsider
15
The Invisible Man (HG Wells)
The Invisible Man (HG Wells)
16
Of Mice and Men (John Steinbeck)
Of Mice and Men (John Steinbeck)
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To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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Oedipus Rex
Oedipus Rex
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Oedipus at Colonus by Sophacles
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophacles
20
Antigone (Sophocles)
Antigone (Sophocles)
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21
Great Expectations
Great Expectations
22
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
23
Day of the Triffids (John Wyndham)
Day of the Triffids (John Wyndham)
24
Animal Farm
Animal Farm
25
Orlando (Virginia Woolf)
Orlando (Virginia Woolf)
26
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos (Jordan B Peterson)
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos (Jordan B Peterson)
27
What I Know for Sure (Oprah Winfrey)
What I Know for Sure (Oprah Winfrey)
28
Kindred (Octavia Butler)
Kindred (Octavia Butler)
29
The Hobbit
The Hobbit
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Harry Potter #1: Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone (J. K. Rowling)
Harry Potter #1: Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone (J. K. Rowling)
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The Fellowship of the Ring (J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Fellowship of the Ring (J.R.R. Tolkien)
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The Two Towers (J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Two Towers (J.R.R. Tolkien)
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The Return of the King (J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Return of the King (J.R.R. Tolkien)
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The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
35
The Female Man (Joanna Russ)
The Female Man (Joanna Russ)
36
We
We
37
The Brothers Karamazov
The Brothers Karamazov
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Crime and Punishment (Dostoevsky)
Crime and Punishment (Dostoevsky)
39
Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
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The Waste Land and Other Poems (T. S. Eliot)
The Waste Land and Other Poems (T. S. Eliot)
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