What we're about

If you have a taste for reading and discussing the great authors of all time -- past and present -- this group is for you. Whatever your taste in reading is, whether it be fiction, philosophy, poetry or non-fiction this group is about studying the authors that have influenced and shaped the world's culture. What we read will be based on the interests of the members.

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On Line - Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

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Little Women displays the sheer beauty of a loving sisterhood. Together, the four March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, toil through the adversity and grief of a family struggling in mid-19th century America. Together they encounter the absence of family members, the sickness of other family members, and the love of the men, both romantic and platonic, in their lives.

On Line - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

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The book is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the Mississippi River. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an often scathing satire on entrenched attitudes, particularly racism.Perennially popular with readers, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has also been the continued object of study by literary critics since its publication. It was criticized upon release because of its coarse language and became even more controversial in the 20th century because of its perceived use of racial stereotypes and because of its frequent use of the racial slur "nigger", despite strong arguments that the protagonist and the tenor of the book are anti-racist.

On Line - Monkey: Folk Novel of China by Wu Ch'êng-ên

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Probably the most popular book in the history of the Far East, this classic sixteenth-century novel is a combination of picaresque novel and folk epic that mixes satire, allegory, and history into a rollicking adventure. It is the story of the roguish Monkey and his encounters with major and minor spirits, gods, demigods, demons, ogres, monsters, and fairies. T

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On Line - Hunchback of Notre Dame

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