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Top 30 school reads to revisit

Top 30 school reads to revisit

Books from the curriculum worth rediscovering

Remember reluctantly ploughing through Pride and Prejudice for your English GCSE or thinking Brontë and her endlessly brooding Heathcliff were, well, a bit boring? Asking a 14-year-old to wrestle with the enormity of major literary themes in double English is a bit like asking the coalition to run smoothly: unrealistic. But revisit these books with a dose of experience under your belt, and you undoubtedly see them as the literary classics they are. Below, we've selected the 30 best curriculum stalwarts to re-read...

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