The Classics Club


I’ve joined the Classics Club!  Since this is something I’ll be working on over five years, I’ve given it its own page.  Below is my list of 50 books that I’ll complete by August 13th, 2019.  Most of the books were chosen because I already own them in one format or another, or they’ve been on my mental TBR list for years.  There are a couple books on the list I have read before, but so long ago that I think I’ll better understand/appreciate them now.  I’ll be writing reviews of each book on the list I read, and then striking through the book on the list as well as linking it to the review post.

1. Kafka, Franz: The Trial
2. Bronte, Charlotte: Jane Eyre
3. Lawrence, D.H.: Lady Chatterley’s Lover
4. Allende, Isabel: The House of the Spirits
5. Stevenson, Robert Louis: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
6. Wells, H.G.: The Invisible Man
7. Atwood, Margaret: A Handmaid’s Tale
8. Du Maurier, Daphne: Rebecca
9. London, Jack: The Call of the Wild
10. Barrie, J.M.: Peter Pan
11. Baum, L. Frank: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
12. Beckett, Samuel: Waiting for Godot
13. Dumas, Alexandre: The Count of Monte Cristo
14. Remarque: All Quiet on the Western Front
15. Scott, Sir Walter: Ivanhoe
16. Shelley, Mary: Frankenstein
17. Tolkien, J.R.R.: The Lord of the Rings
18. Travers, P.L.: Mary Poppins
19. Melville, Herman: Moby Dick
20. Bronte, Anne: Agnes Grey
21. Bronte, Charlotte: Villette
22. Hardy, Thomas: Tess of the d’Urbervilles
23. Tolkien, J.R.R.: The Hobbit
24. Eliot, George: Silas Marner
25. Montgomery, L.M.: Anne of Avonlea
26. Burnett, Frances Hodgson: The Secret Garden
27. Proust, Marcel: Swann’s Way
28. James, Henry: The Turn of the Screw
29. Montgomery, L.M.: Anne of Green Gables
30. Gogol, Nikolay: Dead Souls
31. Carroll, Lewis: Alice in Wonderland
32. Eliot, George: Middlemarch
33. Golding, William: Lord of the Flies
34. Wells, H.G.: The Time Machine
35. Hawthorne, Nathaniel: The Scarlet Letter
36. Stevenson, Robert Louis: Treasure Island
37. Heller, Joseph: Catch-22
38. Hemingway, Ernest: A Farewell to Arms
39. Alcott, Louisa May: Little Women
40. Cooper, James Fenimore: The Last of the Mohicans
41. Crane, Stephen: Red Badge of Courage
42. Verne, Jules: Around the World in Eighty Days
43. Hugo, Victor: The Hunchback of Notre Dame
44. Tolstoy, Leo: Anna Karenina
45. Irving, Washington: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
46. de Saint-Exupery, Antoine: The Little Prince
47. Defoe, Daniel: Moll Flanders
48. Dickens, Charles: A Christmas Carol
49. Tan, Amy: The Joy Luck Club
50. Hawthorne, Nathaniel: The House of the Seven Gables




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