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10 Free Classic Books to Read during Self-Quarantine

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10 Free Classic Books to Read during Self-Quarantine
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Mariam Nowar

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You can travel anywhere you fancy with a vivid imagination, and reading is an excellent way to broaden your horizons. We were surfing the internet when we found a gem of a website called Many Books, which allows you to browse between different genres like romance, science fiction, fantasy, horror, and more – offering classic titles free of charge! All you have to do is sign up, and then start reading your favourite books. Here are a few of our picks of classic novels:

Pride and Prejudice (1813)                                             

The romance novel by Jane Austen is her finest novel of manners that portrays life in the genteel rural society of the early 1800s. The relationship of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy is filled with dramatic plot twists but ultimately proves that love always wins in the end.

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The Phantom of the Opera (1911)

The mystery and thriller novel by Gaston Leroux tells the story of a man named Eik who terrorises the Opera Garnier in Paris.

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Dracula (1897)

Bram Stoker’s horror novel follows a naïve Englishman who visits Transylvania to meet a client named Count Dracula – a bloodsucking vampire.

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1901)

The fantasy novel by L. Frank Baum follows Dorothy and her friends on a journey of a lifetime.

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The Aliens (1959)

The science fiction novel by Murray Leinster sees the human race expanding through the galaxy and encountering creatures from other planets. War is inevitable, isn’t it?

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Wuthering Heights (1847)

The romance novel by Emily Brontë follows Catherine and Heathcliff’s unique love story.

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Alice in Wonderland (1865)

The fantasy novel by Lewis Carroll follows Alice, who falls down the rabbit hole into a peculiar world of wonder.

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Little Women (1868)

The young adult novel by Louisa May Alcott explores her own experiences as a child in Concord, Massachusetts, with her three sisters during the American Civil War.

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Oliver Twist (1839)

Charles Dickens’ classic follows an orphaned boy named Oliver Twist after he escapes from a gloomy workhouse to an even darker life of crime.

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Les Misérables (1862) – Literary Fiction

The literary fiction novel by Victor Hugo follows Jean Valjean as he breaks his parole upon his release from prison to seek a better life for himself, but ultimately gets haunted by his past.

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