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5 Disturbing Details You Never Noticed in Classic Novels

Classic novels like to do this thing where they’ll spend paragraph after paragraph describing the misty moors, or the architecture, or how there’s a storm coming that symbolizes the protagonist’s inner turmoil. 

And while you’re busy trying to wrap your mind around all of that, they’ll also throw in a quick “BY THE WAY, HERE’S A RANDOM, SUPER DISTURBING DETAIL THAT WE’RE GOING TO MENTION ONCE AND NEVER AGAIN. NOW, ABOUT THAT EXTREMELY SYMBOLIC STORM.”

Here are some of the more bizarre details you may have missed in classic literature.

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