Top Ten Tuesday – Books I Read in High School

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It has been a long absence from blogging, but certainly needed.

It has also been a long time since I took part in Top Ten Tuesday, the weekly challenge hosted at “The Broke and the Bookish”.

The theme this week is a free choice on the theme “Back to School”.

My choice – Top 10 Books I Read in High School

Now – that was asking a lot I know – I graduated from Grade 13 in 1971. But so many of these still resonate today – and should be required reading.

 

 

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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley ( it seems remarkable accurate in many of its predictions)

 

 

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Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

 

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (I was fascinated with her creativity)

 

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Catcher in the Rye by J.D.Salinger

 

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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (another terrifying look at the future)

 

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Lord of the Flies by William Golding (this one still horrifies me)

 

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The Diary of Anne Frank (a testament to the amazing spirit of a young girl)

 

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Animal Farm by George Orwell ( Goodreads “one of the most scathing satires ever published”)

 

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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (This is still one of my favourite books – if only we all would stand up to racism as did Scout and her father)

 

 

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A Separate Peace by John Knowles

 

 

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