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Pride and Prejudice is one of the only romance books I have ever enjoyed. Austen's style of writing coupled with the interesting and believable characters made this book well worth the read.
5 classics for your summer reading list -- Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. | Modern Mrs Darcy
His epic, 10 years in the making, recounts the Great War of the Ring and the closing of Middle-Earth's Third Age, a time when magic begins to fade from the world and men rise to dominance. Tolkien carefully details this transition with tremendous skill and love, creating in the Lord of the Rings a universal and all-embracing tale, a justly celebrated classic.