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What are some great books that made you cry?

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  • 11 months ago

    Organic Chemistry

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  • Zac Z
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    11 months ago

    Books almost never make me cry but one that did was "The Plague Dogs" by the late Richard Adams (of Watership Down fame).

    It's a very interesting book, written from the perspective of two dogs that escape an animal testing facility.

    Some passages cover what goes on in this facility and while the novel is fiction "every 'experiment' described [in the novel] is one which has actually been carried out on animals somewhere" as Adams writes in the foreword.

    As someone who loves animals some parts of the book were heart-wrenching and difficult to read.

    It's not a "nice book" but it's a very good book and I am glad that I read it.

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  • 11 months ago

    I don't cry ever....

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  • Tina
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    Not quite a book, more of a novella:

    "Thy Servant a Dog" by Rudyard Kipling.

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  • j153e
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    The Fault in Our Stars;

    The Book Thief;

    The Boy in the Striped Pajamas;

    A Child Called It;

    Hyperbole and a Half;

    Bridge to Terabithia;

    Wisdom Hunter;

    Anne of Green Gables.

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  • Andrew
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    11 months ago

    Cormac McCarthy's "The Road."

  • Mike
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    The Wind in the Willows.

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  • 11 months ago

    'Visions of Gerard'.

    by Jack Kerouac.

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  • 11 months ago

    Peeling the Onion by Wendy Orr. LOL

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  • Robin
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    11 months ago

    the Little Match Girl

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