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December 17, 2017

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Books, Movies & Music : Classics: Short

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Classics: Short

 

Interested in reading the classics but don't have time for "War and Peace"? Great Books come in all shapes and sizes. The following mini-masterpieces pack a powerful impact in under 200 pages.

 

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Candide and Other Stories

Candide and Other Stories
Voltaire

Robbery, shipwreck, torture, earthquake, syphilis, rape, slavery, cannibalism, murder: in this lively satire, “all’s for the best in this best of all possible worlds!” (144 pages)


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 9 copies

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Ethan Frome

Ethan Frome
Wharton, Edith

Was Mattie just a youthful infatuation, or the love of his life? The answer lies buried beneath the snows of the past. (200 pages) Try also Wharton’s Summer.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 7 copies

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Night

Night
Wiesel, Elie

Hungary, 1944: a Jewish boy manages to survive the worst that man can do to man, only to wonder what in this life could be worth the cost of survival. (109 pages)"


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 18 copies

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