A list by Deborah Mattes
Profile
Deborah Mattes
Reader
Not Available
Little Women
Louisa May Alcott
Timeless classic that both I enjoyed, as did both of my young daughters.
0
Add Reply
Agree (153)
Life's too short (14)
Want to read
Post Comment
Not Available
Beowulf
Surviving in one manuscript dating from around AD 1000, and believed to have been composed some two or three hundred years earlier, Beowulf is a poem composed in Old English, also known as Anglo-Saxon, a language worlds apart from even Chaucer’s Middle English. Although written in England, the poem’...show more
0
Add Reply
Agree (77)
Life's too short (10)
Want to read
Post Comment
Not Available
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
Judy Blume
Every young woman should read this book.
0
Add Reply
Agree (68)
Life's too short (8)
Want to read
Post Comment
Not Available
The Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer
Ole English with modern day themes
0
Add Reply
Agree (57)
Life's too short (8)
Want to read
Post Comment
Not Available
Crime and Punishment
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Fabulous book to dissect and analyze. Must read for any high school or college Literature class.
0
Add Reply
Agree (57)
Life's too short (6)
Want to read
Post Comment
Not Available
The Three Musketeers
Alexandre Dumas
One of my all-time favorites!
0
Add Reply
Agree (44)
Life's too short (2)
Want to read
Post Comment
Not Available
The Count of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas
Suspense, mystery, and chivalry. A must read!
0
Add Reply
Agree (59)
Life's too short (1)
Want to read
Post Comment
Not Available
The Epic of Gilgamesh
At least a thousand years older than The Iliad or the Hebrew Bible, The Epic of Gilgamesh has claim to being literature’s most ancient tale. Its title character was a historical king who ruled the Mesopotamian city of Uruk in the first half of the third millennium BC. The tale centers on the friends...show more
0
Add Reply
Agree (22)
Life's too short (3)
Want to read
Post Comment