[Marxism] What's a good novel for 13-14 year olds?

David P Á david at miradoiro.com
Thu Aug 16 19:31:21 MDT 2012


On 16/08/2012 20:29, Ken Hiebert wrote:
> Has anyone read Germinal by Zola?  I confess that it was recommended to me in my 20's and i shied away from it as being heavy and depressing.  So probably inappropriate.

I found it quite good, not really depressing at all though a bit heavy, 
yes; the descriptive style can get a bit involved. That said, no, I 
wouldn't recommend it for the average 13--14-year-old either.

--David.




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