40 Classic Books & Why You Should Read Them. By Richard Davies. Well, what makes a classic book? My eight-year-old asked this very question after spending several days with her nose buried in Charlotte's Web. “Errr - I think it's a very good book liked by lots people that stands the test of time,” I replied. Life's too short and that.
“Eleanor found herself unexpectedly admiring her own feet. Theodora dreamed over the fire beyond the tips of her toes, and Eleanor thought with deep satisfaction that her feet were handsome in their red sandals; what a complete and separate thing I am, she thought, going from my red toes to the top of my head, individually an I, possessed of attributes belonging only to me.
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Books shelved as adult-classic: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, Pride and Pr.