Often Overlooked Classics

A classic is a book with staying power. Even though it may still be in print, some classics are often overlooked. This is a list of often overlooked classics.

Nicholas Nickleby
Artist/Author/Cast:
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Call Number:
YP F/F Dickens
Description:

Young Nicholas finds adventure and new friends as he struggles through a succession of jobs to support his family.

Persuasion
Artist/Author/Cast:
Austen, Jane; Bloom, Amy (Introduction by)
Call Number:
F Austen
Description:

A woman who was persuaded to decline marriage to the man she loved encounters him again years later.

Right Ho, Jeeves
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wodehouse, P. G.
Call Number:
YP F/F Wodehouse
Description:

When Bertie Wooster accidentally becomes engaged to his best friend's girl, his butler, Jeeves, must come to the rescue.

Sayonara
Artist/Author/Cast:
Michener, James A.
Call Number:
F Michener
Description:

Major Lloyd Gruver is stationed in Japan and is in love with a general's daughter--until he meets Hana-ogi.

The Blue Castle
Artist/Author/Cast:
Montgomery, L. M.
Call Number:
YP F Montgomery
Description:

When Valancy learns she has a terminal illness, she decides to shock her relatives and change her life.

The Count of Monte Cristo
Artist/Author/Cast:
Dumas, Alexandre
Call Number:
F Dumas
Description:

Edmond Nantes plots revenge against his enemies who betrayed him and left him to rot in prison.

The Country of the Pointed Firs
Artist/Author/Cast:
Jewett, Sarah Orne
Call Number:
F Jewett
Description:

A writer seeks the quiet of a small town but instead becomes drawn into the stories of its inhabitants.

The Diary of a Nobody
Artist/Author/Cast:
Grossmith, George; Grossmith, Weedon
Call Number:
F Grossmith
Description:

When you meet the Pooter family, you may change your opinion that Victorian life was dull.

The Mill on the Floss
Artist/Author/Cast:
Eliot, George; Byatt, A. S. (Editor, Introduction by)
Call Number:
YP F/F Eliot
Description:

Maggie, a young girl of great character and strength, struggles to maintain her independence despite her domineering family.

The Moonstone
Artist/Author/Cast:
Kemp, Sandra (Editor); Collins, Wilkie
Call Number:
YP F/F Collins
Description:

When Rachel Verinder inherits the Moonstone, a huge priceless diamond, her delight turns to dismay when the gem disappears.

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