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15 Classics That Need the Sherlock Treatment

By Matt Heckler Feb 11, 2014

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Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote

Considered by many literary experts and nerds to be one of the greatest novels ever, Don Quixote is a genuinely hilarious novel despite the fact that it is about 400 years old. It tells the story of a man who loves reading about heroes so much that he decides he will go out and become a hero himself. Think of it as a super old school Kick Ass. The story is clever, funny, and would work in just about any time frame, so, why not now?

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Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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