The Classics Club



This is my The Classics Club Project--a longterm project of reading classics works. 

The Classics Club #1 (2012 - 2017)



The Classics Club #2
I planned to read 50 books from 1st March 2017 to 1st March 2022, with 10 alternatives. Below is the list, but every now and then I might update the titles. Due to my limited time to blog, I might not review every titles, but I will put 'V' sign after the titles of those I have read.



1 Joyce, James Dubliners
2 Bronte, AnneAgnes Grey
3 Austen, Jane Persuasion
4 Goldsmith, Oliver The Vicar of Wakefield
5 Bronte, Anne The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
6 Marquez, Gabriel GarciaOne Hundred Years of Solitude
7 Byatt, A.S. Possession
8Burroughs, Edgar RiceTarzan of the Apes
9Cather, WillaO Pioneers!
10 Cather, Willa Death Comes for the Archbishop
11 Cather, Willa Song of the Lark
12 Chesterton, G.K. The Innocence of Father Brown
13 Chesterton, G.K. The Man Who Was Thursday
14 Cooper, James Fenimore The Deerslayer
15 Collins, Wilkie The Woman in White
16 Collins, WilkieThe Moonstone
17 Crane, StephenThe Red Badge of Courage
18 Dickens, Charles Dombey and Son
19 Dickens, Charles Bleak House
20 Dickens, Charles Hard Times
21 Dostoyevsky, FyodorThe Brothers Karamazov
22 Du Maurier, Daphne Rebecca
23 Eliot, George Silas Marner
24 Fitzgerald, F. Scott Flappers and Philosophers
25 Fitzgerald, F. Scott This Side of Paradise
26Forster, E.M. Howards End
27 Gaskell, Elizabeth North and South
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29
Greene, Graham
Hesse, Herman
The End of the Affair
Siddharta
30 HomerThe Iliad **
31James, HenryThe Turn of the Screw
32 Kesey, Ken One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
33McCarthy, Cormac All the Pretty Horses
34 Multatuli Max Havelaar
35 Orwell, George Animal Farm
36 PlatoThe Republic
37 Radcliffe, AnnThe Mysteries of Udolpho
38 Shakespeare, William Othello
39 Steinbeck, John East of Eden
40 Steinbeck, John Cannery Row
41Toer, Pramoedya A. This Earth of Mankind
42Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings
43 Tolstoy, Leo Resurrection
44 Trollope, Anthony The Warden
45 Verne, Jules Journey to the Center of the Earth
46 Wharton, Edith The Age of Innocence
47 Wilder, Thornton The Ides of March
48 Zola, Emile The Earth
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50
Zola, Emile
Zola, Emile
The Sin of Abbe Mouret
Claude's Confession

Alternatives
1 Malory, Thomas Le Morte d'Arthur
2 Euripides Alcestis
3 Eliot, T.S. Murder in the Cathedral
4 Tolstoy, Leo Anna Karenina
5 Hardy, Thomas Jude the Obscure
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7 Thackeray, William M. Vanity Fair
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Hawthorne, Nathaniel
House of Seven Gables
9
Wilder, Thornton
Our Town
10

8 comments:

  1. So excited for you. You have plenty books that I remember fondly. And I have several of these on my CC II list also like #1, #27, all the Dickens, etc. Good luck!

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    1. Thanks Ruth, good luck to you too.
      You have all the Dickens too in your list? It would be fun if we can read them together, then... :)

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    2. I should rephrase that: I have Bleak House, Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield left, and I have to finish Pickwick Papers. As you can see, I am avoiding them b/c of the SIZE; but I could certainly use some encouragement.

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  2. hi ,fanda i hope you will fine and shine the thing is that i have studied your written short summary of the thomas hardy the three strangers and realy enjoyed it in a eassayist way and got well understood of it so for this reward i have no words how to thank you.beside this i need further your help in regarding my studies then what should i do for that.

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    1. Hello Sanaullah.. thank you for visiting my blog and reading my posts.
      I'm glad my review has been useful to you.
      Of course I'll be glad to help if I can. :)

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  3. I just signed up for the Classics Club. I will begin December 1, 2017. I like your list. We have a few of the same titles listed. I can't wait to get started

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    1. Hi Janet, so very sorry... I just saw your comment only today.
      Anyway, welcome on board The Classics Club, it's really fun. Good luck with your classics! :)

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  4. Your CC list is terrific! You inspire me to work on my list. I've fallen behind.

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