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In which I join the Classics Club

I've decided to join the Classics Club! The idea is that you challenge yourself to read at least 50 classics in five years (or less), and review them on your blog. This shouldn't be too much of a challenge for me since I read a lot of classics anyway, but I hope it will encourage me to review books more as well as being a chance to connect with other readers of classics. If you want more information about the challenge, you can find out about it here.

This is my proposed list of books to read; it may change over time. Most of the books are ones I already own but haven't read yet, with a few others that I just really want to read. At the moment I am setting my goal for completion at three years from now (so February 7, 2019) but I may change this depending on how the challenge goes.
  1. Watership Down by Richard Adams
  2. Rose in Bloom by Louisa May Alcott
  3. The Watsons by Jane Austen
  4. Lorna Doone by R.D. Blackmore
  5. Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë
  6. Villette by Charlotte Brontë
  7. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
  8. My Antonia by Willa Cather
  9. The Innocence of Father Brown by G.K. Chesterton
  10. The Wisdom of Father Brown by G.K. Chesterton
  11. In the High Valley by Susan Coolidge
  12. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  13. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  14. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
  15. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
  16. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
  17. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  18. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
  19. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  20. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell
  21. Sylvia's Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell
  22. The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge
  23. Cotillion by Georgette Heyer
  24. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
  25. Elizabeth Captive Princess by Margaret Irwin
  26. Elizabeth and the Prince of Spain by Margaret Irwin
  27. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  28. The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
  29. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
  30. Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis
  31. The Light Princess and Other Stories by George MacDonald
  32. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald
  33. The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald
  34. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  35. Further Chronicles of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery
  36. The Story Girl by L.M. Montgomery
  37. Jane of Lantern Hill by L.M. Montgomery
  38. Pat of Silver Bush by L.M. Montgomery
  39. Ivanhoe by Walter Scott
  40. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  41. Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  42. The Painted Garden by Noel Streatfeild
  43. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
  44. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson
  45. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
  46. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien
  47. The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
  48. Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  49. On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  50. The Chaplet of Pearls by Charlotte Mary Yonge

Comments

  1. I didn't realize you'd just joined. What a GREAT list! Welcome! :)

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  2. Thanks! I haven't read any of these yet, but I'm looking forward to doing so :)

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