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10 books that high school ruined

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Titles worth revisiting, no matter how much you hated them at school.

Does the thought of reading an epic poem induce nausea? Do the words ‘Bronte’, ‘Joyce’ and ‘Huxley’ inexplicably throw you into a blind rage? Oh, and don’t mention the ‘S’ word. You know, the one that rhymes with ‘makes beer’…

For decades, high school English teachers have been thrusting incredible books and stories into the hands and minds of teenagers. Most of the kids were just too busy to notice. Here are ten that are worth another look through grown-up lenses.