What are the best modern library classics books?

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    #1Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice
    Pride and Prejudice is a book written by Jane Austen with an introduction from Anna Quindlen, which follows the story of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet as they venture into a series of courtship in the 18th century. 
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    Tony Guo
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "Pride and Prejudice is one of the best modern library classics books. This is an classic and you can tell why when you read it. The story, characters, and plot all blend so well together."
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    #2The Picture of Dorian Gray

    The Picture of Dorian Gray

    The Picture of Dorian Gray is a philosophical book written by Oscar Wilde, which is about Dorian Gray whose painted portrait of himself done by Basil Hallward ages instead of him as he commits sins and vile acts. 

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    Nicholas Barrett
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "If you are looking for a good modern library classic book,than I suggest The Picture of Dorian Gray. Oscar Wilde’s story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the author’s most popular work. Ir was scandalous when it first was printed. "
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    #3Hamlet

    Hamlet

    Hamlet is a classic fictional tragic play written by William Shakespeare. Hamlet was published on August 12, 2008 by Modern Library. Hamlet's first publication was in year 1603.

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    Brenda Williams
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "I can' t really argue with this one as a great representation of a classic book that Modern Library holds in their collection. I think a large number of things could go here, but I'm happy with this one."
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    #4Anne of Green Gables

    Anne of Green Gables

    Anne of Green Gables (Modern Library Classics) is a novel written by L.M. Montgomery. The book Anne of Green Gables was published on June 10, 2008 by Modern Library.

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    Jacob Perry
    Written on April 28, 2018
    ""Anne of Green Gables" is one of the classics which is preferable to be read at a younger age but that doesn't mean it isn't suitable for adults. It is a very charming and cute story about the everyone's favorite redhead, full of memorable passages which leaves every reader enchanted by the magic of their simplicity and wisdom."
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    #5Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre
    Jane Eyre (Modern Library Classics) is a book written by Charlotte Brontë and has an introduction from Diane Johnson. Jane Eyre was published by The Modern Library New York.
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    Ivy Dong
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "While looking for a modern classic book I stumbled across Jane Eyre written by Charlotte Bronte. It turned out to be a fascinating book that I couldn't put down."
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    #6The Moonstone

    The Moonstone

    The Moonstone is a Victorian mystery novel by Wilkie Collins originally published in 1868. Considered to be the first English detective novel, it tells the story of a large diamond called the Moonstone and the people who aim to have it.

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    Cheshta Rao
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "This lovely British detective novel is really an awesome read. There are so many engaging characters and plot twists. You may have a hard time putting it down - I did!"
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    #7Persuasion

    Persuasion

    Persuasion (Modern Library Classics) is a book written by Jane Austen and has an introduction  from Amy Bloom. Persuasion was published on June 12, 2001 by Modern Library.

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    Philip Butler
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "Persuasion is a true classic by Jane Austen and is a must for anyone looking for classic reads. Easily picked up at many libraries and widely distributed."
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    #8Emma

    Emma

    Emma (Modern Library Classics) is a book written by Jane Austen and has an introduction from A. Walton Litz. The book Emma was published on May 8, 2001 by Modern Library.

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    Kathy Riley
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "Emma is a star among Modern Library Classics. It's written by Jane Austen, a well known and recognized author. She paints a vivid picture of life with this book and it will captivate your imagination and emotions."
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    #9David Copperfield

    David Copperfield

    David Copperfield (Modern Library Classics) is a book written by Charles Dickens with an introduction from David Gates. David Copperfield was published by Modern Library.

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    Julie Wagner
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "What can I say about David Copperfield that hasn't already been said. It is a classic piece of work from Dickens and will give you a greater appreciation for that time. "
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    #10The Return of the Native

    The Return of the Native

    The Return of the Native is a classic fiction novel written by Thomas Hardy which on Eustacia Vye who lives in the countryside of Wessex and has been longing for the city of Paris to get new experiences she has never seen before. 

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    Alfredo del Ángel
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "The Return of the Native is a good modern library classics book written by Thomas Hardy. We can feel Eustacia Vye's emotions as she longs for new experiences in Paris away from her Wessex home. Every one can relate to that emotion."

Summary

Best What are the best modern library classics books
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Pride and PrejudiceBooks 35 Free
2The Picture of Dorian GrayBooks 31 Free
3HamletBooks 29 Paid
4Anne of Green GablesBooks 28 Paid
5Jane EyreBooks 27 Paid
6The MoonstoneBooks 24 Paid
7PersuasionBooks 22 Paid
8EmmaBooks 21 Paid
9David CopperfieldBooks 19 Paid
10The Return of the NativeBooks 15 Paid
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