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The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham
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Youth and Heart of Darkness (Modern Classics) by Joseph Conrad
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To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
Evangeline and Other Poems (Dover Thrift Editions) by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Tags19th Century British Literature (64), 20th Century American Literature (50), 20th Century British Literature (33), Philosophy (27), Politics and Military Theory (19), 19th Century American Literature (19), International Literature (17), French Literature (14), medieval literature and drama (10), 18th Century British Literature (9) — see all tags
About meI am Canadian-Chinese (Canadian citizen, but resident of China). I lead a somewhat nomadic life, never in one place for more than 2 or 3 years- a pattern continued from my childhood. So it makes it hard to collect and keep books (although I buy them anyways) and I usually end up giving away dozens whenever I move.
About my libraryA college professor once told our class that our generation (Gen X) is "not very well-read". I took it as a personal challenge, and have set out to read as many 'classics' as I can. A decade later, I have read about a quarter of what is traditional termed the 'Western Canon'.
GroupsAncient History, Armchair Travellers, Berean Fellowship, Canadian Bookworms, CC China, Christianity, Geeks who love the Classics, History: On learning from and writing history, International Relations, King's Dear Constant Readers —show all groups, Language, Literary Snobs, Non-Fiction Readers, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Poetry Fool, Pro and Con, The Brontës, The Chapel of the Abyss, The Green Dragon, The Sports Bar, What the Dickens...?
Real nameScott Tyler
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