Friday, January 4, 2013

Armchair BEA Day 1 Classics: Classics Club Update 1

Great Timing on Armchair BEA's part to have Classics as a topic :)  I discovered the Classics Club at the beginning of the year. The goal of the club is to choose 50 classic books to read. I orginally hoped to finish by this summer, but I'm pushing back my goal to December 2013.

So far I've finished 4. I really have to get moving! I really enjoy classic novels. They are a snap shot into a different time with themes that often are as revelant today as when they were written: Here are the books I hope to read by the end of the year.

The Goal of  The Classics Club is to pick 50 Classic books you would like to finish.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
The last of the Mohicans
Walden and Civil Disobedience
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Washington Square
White Fang
The Scarlet Letter
Red Badge of Courage
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Through the Looking Glass
Little Women
The Secret Garden
Tarzan of The Apes
Treasure Island
Wind in the Willows
Cyrano de Bergerac
lady Chatterley’s Lover
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Anna Karenina
The Time Machine
Three Musketeers
Wuthering Heights
Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Jane Eyre
Gullivers Travels
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Twenty thousand Leagues Under the Sea
A Princess of Mars
The War of the Worlds
The Scarlet Letter
House of Mirth
Jude the Obscure
Paradise Lost
Art of War
Don Quixote
Crime and Punishment
Hound of the Baskervilles
Wives and Daughters
Madame Bovary
A Room with a view


Orchid said...

Nice list! I can tell you that nine of them are really, really good. =)

Arie Stotle said...

Welcome to the club. I'm so glad you foudn us! Persuasion is my favorite Austen novel, I'm glad it made your list.

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