So, I have been looking at my old Classics Club List and come to the startling realisation that I will never achieve those goals! I also have neglected to review so many of the books I have read for the challenge. So here I am with a fresh shiny new Classics Club List. I’ve cut my list from 100 to 50. This time I am going to review all the books I read, and tag them separately so I can track my progress by how many reviews I have completed.
My goal completion date is 31st December, 2020. This is so far in the future, but I think I’m going to need the time! Anyway, onto the list!
- Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe
- Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift
The House of Mirth – Edith Wharton– Review The Secret Agent – Joseph Conrad– Review Frankenstein – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Moby Dick – Herman Melville
- Last of the Mohicans – James Fenimore Cooper
- The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame – Victor Hugo
Agnes Grey – Anne Bronte– Review
- Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
- Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
Journey to the Centre of the Earth – Jules Verne– Review
- Middlemarch – George Eliot
- Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman– Laurence Sterne – Review
- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
- Dracula – Bram Stoker
- What Maisie Knew – Henry James
The Awakening – Kate Chopin– Review Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad– Review Ethan Frome – Edith Wharton– Review
he Age of Innocence – Edith Wharton
- Night and Day – Virginia Woolf
The Metamorphosis – Franz Kafka
- The Pigeon – Patrick Suskind
Vile Bodies – Evelyn Waugh– Review North and South – Elizabeth Gaskell
- The Sound and the Fury – William Faulkner
- The Maltese Falcon – Dashiell Hammett
A Farewell to Arms – Ernest Hemingway Brave New World – Aldous Huxley The Scarlett Plague – Jack London– Review
- White Fang – Jack London
Out of Africa – Isak Dineson Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
- Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury
This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen – Borowski– Review
- The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
Casino Royale – Ian Fleming
- Lord of the Flies – William Golding
- Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
My Brilliant Career – Miles Franklin– Review
- Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Truman Capote
- Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess Generals Die in Bed – Charles Yale Harrison
- One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Dispatches – Michael Herr– Review
Has anyone else had to revise their lists or cut them down so drastically?
I had to redo mine too when it occurred to me 200 titles like Edmund Spenser’s THE FAERIE QUEEN might have been too ambitious. 🙂 Horray for #10! Good luck. 🙂
Haha sometimes I think we just have the best of intentions and NO grasp on reality 😉
Also… I’m so excited for Agnes Grey… Oh my…
I need to reread Agnes Grey. I absolutely loved it. 🙂
Well, funnily enough I will be hosting a readalong is feb of Aggie Grey! If your month isn’t too busy, you should consider joining us! 😊
Come on, pencil it in!!!!
Ha ha ha! I’ll have to see how my syllabus looks (I’m taking some heavy classes, Shakespeare, Milton, yikes!), but definitely MAYBE! I did just jot a note. 🙂
Yep! I understand about the syllabus issue- it got in the way of my readalong last year! Through the whole of my English major I managed to avoid all but one Shakespeare, not sure if I should be glad or upset!
This is a great looking list! I hope you enjoy working your way through. I’m in the process of revising my list because I realised I’d ticked off all the ones I was actually interested in. My new list is going to be much less about the books I think I should read and more about the ones I want to read.
“Has anyone else had to revise their lists or cut them down so drastically?”
I have changed my list several times when I discover something new!