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In Dubious Battle
by John Steinbeck (1936)

A relentlessly fast-paced, admirably observed novel of social unrest and the story of a young man's struggle for identity.

Set in California apple country in the 1930s, nine hundred migratory workers rise up and join forces to protest unfair wages and working conditions. As the labor strike wears on and conflict grows between the apple pickers and the local growers' association, what begins as a fight for their rights turns into an all-out battle for survival.

"Great strike novel. The story hits the ground running and the tension can be felt up until the very last page. This is a story of struggle: both the struggle of men fighting for a better tomorrow, and the internal struggle of men trying to justify just how they fight for it."

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CLASSIC LITERATURE CAN BE CHALLENGING FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS SOMETIMES, BUT IF YOU FEEL AMBITIOUS, PLEASE GIVE THESE BOOKS A TRY — THERE ARE VERY GOOD REASONS THEY ARE CONSIDERED 'CLASSICS'.

—19th Century Classics—
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen  (1813)
Emma
Jane Austen  (1815)
A Christmas Carol
by Charles Dickens (1843)
Jane Eyre
Charlotte Brontë (1847)
Madame Bovary
by Gustave Flaubert (1856)
A Tale of Two Cities
Charles Dickens (1859)
Crime and Punishment
Fyodor Dostoyevsky  (1866)
Little Women
Louisa May Alcott(1868)
War and Peace
Leo Tolstoy  (1869)
Anna Karenina
Leo Tolstoy  (1877)
The Turn of the Screw
Henry James  (1898)
—20th Century Classics—
Demian
Hermann Hesse  (1919)
Winesburg, Ohio
by Sherwood Anderson (1919)
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald  (1925)
The Sun Also Rises
Ernest Hemingway  (1926)
All Quiet on the Western Front
Erich Maria Remarque (1929)
Brave New World
Aldous Huxley  (1932)
Tender Is the Night
F. Scott Fitzgerald  (1934)
It Can't Happen Here
Sinclair Lewis  (1935)
Animal Farm
George Orwell  (1945)
1984
George Orwell  (1949)
The Catcher in The Rye
J.D. Salinger  (1951)
The Old Man and the Sea
Ernest Hemingway
  (1952)
Fahrenheit 451
by Ray Bradbury (1953)
Lord of the Flies
William Golding  (1954)
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee (1960)
   
 
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