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"Catcher in the Rye" When I first read this book, I really didn't like it. But when I went back over it in my mind I realised how utterly brilliant it is.

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from Bites from Books:

Of Mice and Men – Baked Beans

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: banned consistently for various reasons, such as being "tedious" and "lacking traditional values"

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I don't read much but this book was absolutely sensational. Touching, empowering and filled with beautiful imagery. Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea. Thanks Meg for the recommendation.

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from the Guardian

The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list

“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be, it would. You see?”

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