Here Are 4 Of The Greatest Classic Novels of All Time

You're probably not surprised to find out that reading books can increase your lifespan, lower your stress levels, and may even give you fuller and thicker hair. Although even the biggest bookworms won’t be able to tackle all the literature in this world, some classics can not be ignored! But, where do you start? It’s a tough question, so we've created a list of novels that are absolute must-reads!

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Great Expectations By Charles Dickens

Dickens was thought of as the social conscience of the Victorian age, but don’t let that fool you. “Great Expectations,” tells the tale of Pip, an orphan, the lovely Estella, and the frustrated Miss Havisham. The novel depicts the education of Pip; you barely have time to recover from one cliffhanger before the next one arrives!

Frankenstein By Mary Shelley

Mary was only 18 when she wrote “Frankenstein” as part of a bet against her future husband, Percy Shelley, to create the best horror story. The young scientist’s creation, Frankenstein’s monster, is a complicated creation that longs for companionship and understanding.

Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen

It is universally recognized that every list of great books must include “Pride and Prejudice.” The romantic novels tell the story of Elizabeth Bennet, the dynamic protagonist who learns about the repercussions of judgment and learns the difference between virtue and artificial virtue.

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The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

The 1925 novel is considered by many to be one of the greatest stories ever written. The book follows the young and mysterious millionaire, Jay Gatsby, and his obsession to reunite with his ex-lover Daisy Buchanan. The book follows themes of idealism, resistance to change and has been described as a cautionary tale of the American Dream.