The Classics Club

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This is my master list for The Classics Club, to be read between 01 May 2014 to 01 May 2019. The books are ordered by year of their first publication. Read more about this challenge and how this list came to be on my introduction post.

  1. The Inferno (Dante Alighieri, 1314)
  2. A Midsummer Night’s Dream (William Shakespeare, 1596)
  3. Romeo and Juliet (William Shakespeare, 1597)
  4. Paradise Lost & Paradise Regained (John Milton, 1667/1671)
  5. The Pilgrim’s Progress (John Bunyan, 1678)
  6. Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe, 1719)
  7. The Swiss Family Robinson (Johann David Wyss, 1812)
  8. Sense and Sensibility (Jane Austen, 1811)
  9. Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen, 1813)
  10. Frankenstein (Mary Shelley, 1818)
  11. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Washington Irving, 1820)
  12. Oliver Twist (Charles Dickens, 1838)
  13. Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë, 1847)
  14. Wuthering Heights (Emily Brontë, 1847)
  15. The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1850)
  16. Villette (Charlotte Brontë, 1853)
  17. A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens, 1854)
  18. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll, 1864)
  19. Little Women (Louisa May Alcott, 1868)
  20. Good Wives (Louisa May Alcott, 1869)
  21. Little Men (Louisa May Alcott, 1871)
  22. Through the Looking-Glass (Lewis Carroll, 1871)
  23. What Katy Did (Susan Coolidge, 1872)
  24. What Katy Did at School (Susan Coolidge, 1873)
  25. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Mark Twain, 1873)
  26. Eight Cousins (Louisa May Alcott, 1874)
  27. Rose in Bloom (Louisa May Alcott, 1876)
  28. Little Lord Fauntleroy (Frances Hodgson Burnett, 1877)
  29. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain, 1884)
  30. What Katy Did Next (Susan Coolidge, 1886)
  31. The Picture of Dorian Gray and Three Stories (Oscar Wilde,1890)
  32. The Jungle Book (Rudyard Kipling, 1894)
  33. Dracula (Bram Stoker, 1896)
  34. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Glinda of Oz (L. Frank Baum, 1900/1920) Review
  35. Kim (Rudyard Kipling, 1901)
  36. Heart of Darkness and Other Tales (Joseph Conrad, 1902)
  37. The Call of the Wild (Jack London, 1903)
  38. Wild Fang (Jack London, 1906)
  39. The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame, 1908)
  40. Anne of Green Gables (L. M. Montgomery, 1908)
  41. Anne of Avonlea (L. M. Montgomery, 1909)
  42. The Magic World (E. Nesbit, 1912)
  43. Polyanna (Eleanor H. Porter, 1913)
  44. Poirot Investigates (Agatha Christie, 1924)
  45. Charlotte’s Web (E. B. White, 1952)
  46. Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov, 1955)
  47. A Bear Named Paddington (Michael Bond, 1958)
  48. To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee, 1960)
  49. One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, 1967)
  50. Schindler’s List (Thomas Keneally, 1982)

BONUS LIST  — Books I don’t yet have a physical copy of but would love to get one soon, in no particular order. (EDIT: Titles in BOLD have been acquired)

  1. Nineteen Eighty-Four (George Orwell, 1948) Review
  2. The Metamorphosis (Franz Kafka, 1915)
  3. The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank, 1947)
  4. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892)
  5. The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1925)
  6. On the Road (Jack Kerouac, 1957)
  7. Pippi Longstocking (Astrid Lindgren, 1945)
  8. Winnie the Pooh (A. A. Milne, 1926)
  9. Tess of the D’Urbervilles (Thomas Hardy, 1891)
  10. Catch 22 (Joseph Heller, 1961)
  11. Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury, 1953)
  12. Mary Poppins (P. L. Travers, 1934)
  13. The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 1880)
  14. The Chronicles of Narnia (C. S. Lewis, 1950-1956)
  15. The Catcher in the Rye (J. D. Salinger, 1951)
  16. The Hobbit (J. R. R. Tolkien, 1937)
  17. Fanny Hill (John Cleland, 1748)
  18. Emma (Jane Austen, 1815)
  19. Middlemarch (George Eliot, 1874)
  20. Night (Elie Wiesel, 1958)

Last edited: November 09, 2014

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