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THE DETECTIVE NOVEL IN WORLD LITERATURE: WILKIE COLLINS, FATHER OF THE MODERN DETECTIVE NOVEL’S “WOMAN IN WHITE,” “NO NAME” & “THE MOONSTONE”—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins My rating: 5 of 5 stars THE DETECTIVE NOVEL IN WORLD LITERATURE: WILKIE COLLINS, FATHER OF THE MODERN DETECTIVE NOVEL’S “WOMAN IN WHITE,” “NO NAME” & “THE MOONSTONE”—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED … Continue reading

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THE TALE OF GENJI BY LADY MURASAKI SHIKIBU, THE WORLD’S FIRST NOVEL & LEADER OF THE GLOBAL VERNACULAR REVOLUTION IN WORLD LITERATURE—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu My rating: 5 of 5 stars THE TALE OF GENJI BY LADY MURASAKI SHIKIBU, THE WORLD’S FIRST NOVEL & LEADER OF THE GLOBAL VERNACULAR REVOLUTION IN WORLD LITERATURE—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED … Continue reading

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THE INDIAN CLASSICS—THE MAHABHARATA, BHAGAVAD GITA & RAMAYANA CYCLE—FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Mahabharata by William Buck My rating: 5 of 5 stars THE INDIAN CLASSICS—THE MAHABHARATA,BHAGAVAD GITA & RAMAYANA CYCLE—FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF “Man is a slave to power…” says the Mahabharata,”…but … Continue reading

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THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH—-THE FIRST TRUE WORK OF WORLD LITERATURE—FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Gilgamesh: A New English Version by Anonymous My rating: 5 of 5 stars THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH—-THE FIRST TRUE WORK OF WORLD LITERATURE—FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The Epic of Gilgamesh … Continue reading

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TOLSTOY ON ART AND RELIGION—“WHAT IS ART?” & “A CONFESSION”—FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

What Is Art? by Leo Tolstoy My rating: 5 of 5 stars TOLSTOY ON ART AND RELIGION—“WHAT IS ART?” & “A CONFESSION”—FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Leo Tolstoy was one of … Continue reading

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ECKERMANN’S CONVERSATIONS WITH GOETHE—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Conversations Of Goethe by Johann Peter Eckermann My rating: 5 of 5 stars ECKERMANN’S CONVERSATIONS WITH GOETHE—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF For those of us who come from the English-speaking world … Continue reading

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THE CHINESE THREE MUSKETEERS—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Romance of the Three Kingdoms – Book 1 by Luo Guanzhong My rating: 5 of 5 stars THE CHINESE THREE MUSKETEERS—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF “The Romance of the Three Kingdoms” … Continue reading

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