Originally Posted by Stitchawl
"Silas Marner," "Great Expectations," and "A Tale of Two Cities" had to be the three most BORING titles to give a 13 year old-15year old guy. Simply awful, and almost turned me off from reading completely.
I loved Silas Marner, though I think I was in my twenties when I read it. I do remember reading Pride and Prejudice at school (now a favorite) but having no frame of reference (as someone else mentioned) for where this world was and how these people were living.