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Is Italo Calvinos 'Classic Novel' Why Read A Classic?

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A classic novel is a novel that can bring back memories even though you’ve never read it, it’s a novel that no matter how many times it has been read there is always a sense of discovery in the reader's mind. A true classic never goes away, no matter how long ago it was written,In in the words of Italo Calvino, a famous Italian journalist and author from the 1950’s, “A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.” This further proves the idea that a classic novel is a book or novel that is never really over, or put down by readers. Another quote from Italo Calvino’s book, “Why Read The Classics??”, “The classics are books which exercise a particular influence, both when they imprint themselves on our imagination as
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