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What Turns a Novel into a Classic?


Many writers have put their pens to countless stories. Some of the stories have slipped into antiquity while others become enduring classics—required reading by instructors and movies that grace the silver screen. What is it that turns some novels into classics while others remain little known? Is it the ability of the author to capture and hold the audience spellbound or is it just “the throw of the dice?”

 

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    Jacqueline Williamson BBA MPA MS (Jacqueline4390) 2 years ago

    Well said. Can you name any modern day works that would "fit the bill" or would no doubt be candidates for classics? Or has there not been enough lapse in time?


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