I think I’ve discussed it before but I’ve never been much of a classics person. I never was able to understand them in high school, the reading was difficult and boring, I hated writing essays on them, and yada, yada, yada. You get the point. While classics and I don’t always get along, here are a few that I’ve actually enjoyed!
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
This was the first classic I read completely on my own out of high school. I was bored at the library and grabbed because I wasn’t seeing anything else interesting. I didn’t go in expecting much. It was just something to read. Boy was I wrong. I actually really, really enjoyed this book. I actually wish I read it in school. I do think being an adult (20-ish) made a pretty big impact on my enjoyment of the book.
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
Didn’t think I would like this but I did! I think reading it slow and as part of a ‘group’ helped a lot.
Eeek, I know I really should like more classics. I haven’t had a chance to read many as an adult. Here are the some that I have on my Kindle. Any that I should read soon? How about ones that I should download?
So what are some classics that you enjoy?