The Classics Club

March 11, 2012 Whitney Reading Challenge 3 Comments

The Classics Club is hosted at Goodreads by Jillian.  The objective of the club or project is to read 50+ books within the next five years.  My target date is March 11, 2017.  I don’t plan on setting a definite number of books as I can be very fickle.  Although, due to the vast number of books I will be keeping track of my progress here.

      1. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
      2. Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
      3. Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis (1,2,3,4,5,6,7)
      4. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Brothers Grimm
      5. A Study In Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
      6. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
      7. The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe
      8. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 
      9. The Woman In White by Wilkie Collins
      10. House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
      11. Lady Susan by Jane Austen
      12. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
      13. The Shinning by Stephen King
      14. The Story of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta von Trapp
      15. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
      16. The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy
      17. Cheri by Colette
      18. The Knight of Maison-Rouge by Alexandre Dumas
      19. Parade’s End by Ford Madox Ford
      20. Ada by Valdimir Nabokov
      21. Beautiful and the Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald
      22. The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier
      23. The Diary of Adam and Eve by Mark Twain
      24. The Forsythte Saga by John Galsworthy
      25. Mr Harrison’s Confessions by Elizabeth Gaskell
      26. Villette by Charlotte Bronte
      27. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
      28. Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte
      29. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
      30. Lady Ludlow by Elizabeth Gaskell
      31. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins
      32. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
      33. A Modern Mephistopheles by Louisa May Alcott
      34. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
      35. Pere Goriot by Honore de Balzac
      36. The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck
      37. The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
      38. Howard’s End by E.M. Forester
      39. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
      40. In This Our Life by Ellen Glasgow
      41. The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
      42. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
      43. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson
      44. Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith
      45. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
      46. Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
      47. Mr. Skeffington by Elizabeth von Arnim
      48. The Greatest Gift by Philip Van Doren Stern
      49. Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
      50. The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens



      3 responses to “The Classics Club

      1. Amy

        Oh my goodness–the Story of the Trapp Family Singers really takes me back! It was in our house when I was growing up, and I read and reread it. I wanted to be a Von Trapp daughter, lol. Enjoy!

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