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I have just read Dracula and Polyanna I thought Dracula was quite good. I recently also finished great expectations I found it incredbly boring. I hate romance books I liked my secret garden,little princess and Heidi,little women. I thought of reading gulliver travels. I looked at northanger abbey but I am not sure whether it is a romance book. I am not into sci fy. Can you recommend me something I looked at david copperfield is well but I am not sure whether it will be exciting.Is wuthering heights a good book?
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I have just read Dracula and Polyanna I thought Dracula was quite good. I recently also finished great expectations I found it incredbly boring. I hate romance books I liked my secret garden,little princess and Heidi,little women. I thought of reading gulliver travels. I looked at northanger abbey but I am not sure whether it is a romance book. I am not into sci fy. Can you recommend me something I looked at david copperfield is well but I am not sure whether it will be exciting.Is wuthering heights a good book?
Animal farm is a great read and the political alegories (however you spell it) are very interesting
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Nineteen eighty four very good book
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Animal farm is a great read and the political alegories (however you spell it) are very interesting
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I forgot to mention I have read animal farm and I need to l need to look at 1984
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Nineteen eighty four very good book
NO! 1984 is a terrible book. Terrible ending, too.
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I forgot to mention I have read animal farm and I need to l need to look at 1984
aww did you like it though? oh well at least i got to use those animal emojis
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Pride and Prejudice! Great book!
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The Outsider
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Watership Down
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Wuthering Heights!
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Northanger abbey is quite romantic but not overly so. I don't lie romance and I managed it

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Try 1984 or Wuthering Heights

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Watership Down
Yes! a weird but good book
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Even though we had to do it for english lit GCSE 'an inspector calls' is actually a really good book :holmes:
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The classics you're reading are horrible try:
War & Peace
Middlemarch
Brothers Karamazov
Candide
Swann's Way (In Search of Lost Time, Volume 1/7)
The Count of Monte Cristo
Siddhartha
Steppenwolf
Any Albert Campus book

More modern ones might include:
Master and Margarita (My favorite)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Any Milan Kundera book
The Illuminatus Trilogy
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I have just read Dracula and Polyanna I thought Dracula was quite good. I recently also finished great expectations I found it incredbly boring. I hate romance books I liked my secret garden,little princess and Heidi,little women. I thought of reading gulliver travels. I looked at northanger abbey but I am not sure whether it is a romance book. I am not into sci fy. Can you recommend me something I looked at david copperfield is well but I am not sure whether it will be exciting.Is wuthering heights a good book?
If you thought Great Expectations was boring you won't like David Copperfield. Or Wuthering Heights I suspect.

I would try something slightly more modern than the 19th Century. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley is very readable.

Or Catcher in the Rye by J D Sallinger. The definitive coming of age novel, written in a catchy compelling style.

Lord of the Flies is also a good adolescent read. A great story (a satire of goody two shoes "Coral Island" it explores the breakdown of human society

When you are older and more mature you might "get" Dickens. Or maybe you won't, personally I love him and think he was a genius. :-)

Emily Bronte not so much, to be fair.
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Frankenstein, Jane Eyre, The Crucible...
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Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray
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Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray
One of my favourite books <3
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Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray
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One of my favourite books <3
Great book and great recommendation!
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To Kill A Mockingbird.
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