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classics in 180 characters or less

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The Hobbit

J. R. R. Tolkien

(#147)

A bunch of little people mug a dragon

234 Upvote | 21 Downvote

The Bible

God

(#17)

One woman's excuse for an affair that got completely out of hand.

251 Upvote | 59 Downvote

Where's Waldo

Martin Handford

(#127)

fucker wearing red stripes hides like a bitch

203 Upvote | 27 Downvote

Calvin and Hobbes

Bill Watterson

(#56)

A kid's parents think his real tiger is stuffed

215 Upvote | 55 Downvote

wikipedia

who knows

(#88)

[citation needed]

178 Upvote | 42 Downvote

Twilight

Stephenie Meyer

(#48)

utter shit.

214 Upvote | 88 Downvote

The Dictionary

Noah Webster

(#43)

words.

177 Upvote | 52 Downvote

The Odyssey

Homer

(#142)

Odysseus dicks about Greece for 10 years whilst his wife gets hit on.

130 Upvote | 6 Downvote

American Psycho

Bret Easton Ellis

(#2)

Man goes on killing spree, nobody cares

102 Upvote | 15 Downvote

Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling

(#216)

he can't bang his best friend, so he settles for the redhead.

114 Upvote | 34 Downvote

Cosmos

Carl Sagan

(#60)

Look at stars. Smoke weed. All day errday.

104 Upvote | 25 Downvote

Sailing Alone Around the World

Captain Joshua Slocum

(#95)

Man sails around the world. Alone.

81 Upvote | 3 Downvote

Oedipus Rex

Sophocles

(#6)

oedipus leaves home in fear of a prophecy. oedipus fucks his mom and kills his dad. he fills the prophecy. oedipus gouges his own eyes out. happy ending.

82 Upvote | 6 Downvote

The Diary of a Young Girl

Anne Frank

(#161)

Nazi Germany sucks.

82 Upvote | 7 Downvote

The Great Gatsby

F Scott Fitzgerald

(#175)

Party, party, party, let's all get wasted.

82 Upvote | 10 Downvote

Invisible Man

Ralph Ellison

(#105)

everyone ignores the black guy.

77 Upvote | 6 Downvote

The Bible

God

(#224)

It's about a zombie, but the twist is, the zombie is the good guy!

103 Upvote | 34 Downvote

Macbeth

William Shakespeare

(#169)

don't trust women.

75 Upvote | 9 Downvote

If You Give A Moose A Muffin

Laura Numeroff

(#72)

Moose totally abuses a kids hospitality. Eating muffins, stretching sweaters, destroying socks, and spilling paint on sheets.

64 Upvote | 2 Downvote

Holes

Louis Sachar

(#40)

Boy accused of stealing shoes. didn't. sent to dried lake. digs holes. climbs a mountain and finds treasure. proves innocence. Dad makes foot powder.

71 Upvote | 12 Downvote