Amanda108 profile image 92

What classic books do you hate?


Are there any "classic" books that you think are poorly written or that you just couldn't get into for the life of you?

 

sort by best latest

Seeker7 profile image95

Helen Murphy Howell (Seeker7) says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • LastRoseofSummer2 profile image

    LastRoseofSummer2 4 years ago

    I have not read "Wuthering Heights", but I know the story and I 100% agree with you. I also agree with your preferred choices :)

Glimmer Twin Fan profile image96

Glimmer Twin Fan says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • LastRoseofSummer2 profile image

    LastRoseofSummer2 4 years ago

    I am the same way! I have read "The Hobbit", but I can't get into "The Lord of the Rings". It just doesn't hold my interest. I feel like a traitor to the literary world, but what can I do? :)

MickS profile image75

MickS says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Iammattdoran profile image

    Matt Doran (Iammattdoran) 4 years ago

    I agree with the wasting time sentiment. Sometimes I try and read some of these classics because I feel like I 'should' in order to be better read but I often labour through them slowly with disinterest


  • See all 2 comments
ketage profile image84

ketage says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

4 years ago
 |  Comment
Iammattdoran profile image89

Matt Doran (Iammattdoran) says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

4 years ago
 |  Comment
Mazzy Bolero profile image87

Mazzy Bolero says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

4 years ago
 |  Comment
LastRoseofSummer2 profile image90

LastRoseofSummer2 says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

4 years ago
 |  Comment
stclairjack profile image79

stclairjack says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Iammattdoran profile image

    Matt Doran (Iammattdoran) 4 years ago

    I love Metamorphosis. Although I guess maybe I romanticise it slightly as I discovered Kafka whilst travelling in Czech when I was 19 and so the book reminds of a good time. I struggled with his 'The Trial' though, Still not finished that one

Lor's Stories profile image60

Lor's Stories says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • ketage profile image

    ketage 4 years ago

    I actually loved the Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens :)

    But I do agree with you, most Russian classics I have read are very sombre.

profile image0

Old Empresario says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

4 years ago
 |  Comment