The 50 Best Classic Novels

"It's such a classic."

Those words are thrown around an awful lot amongst avid readers, authors, critics, and those in the publishing industry. Many are left to wonder, though, what really makes a book a true classic? Is it simply that it's old or written by a well-known author? Or, is there something else to it?

Truth be told, there's a lot more to it. Classic novels meet certain criteria that earn them the right to be called classic, to be revered by readers and scholars alike, and to be passed down from generation to generation.

What standards must be met, and what books are considered must-read classic novels?

Want to know what makes these audiobooks classics? Head over to the blog to read: 4 Criteria Required to Make a Novel a True Classic.

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Extended Sample Pride And Prejudice  by Jane Austen
Extended Sample Anne of Green Gables  by L. M. Montgomery
Extended Sample Rebecca  by Daphne du Maurier
Extended Sample Middlemarch  (abridged) by George Eliot
Extended Sample The Great Gatsby  (abridged) by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Extended Sample Anna Karenina  by Leo Tolstoy
Extended Sample Mrs. Dalloway  by Virginia Woolf
Extended Sample The Adventures Huckleberry Finn  by Mark Twain
Extended Sample Don Quixote, with eBook  by Miguel de Cervantes
Extended Sample The Secret Garden  (abridged) by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Extended Sample Little Women, with eBook  by Louisa May Alcott
Extended Sample The Call of the Wild, with eBook  by Jack London
Extended Sample The Count of Monte Cristo  by Alexandre Dumas
Extended Sample The Crucible  by Arthur Miller
Extended Sample Frankenstein  (abridged) by Mary Shelley
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