Classics Challenge

This challenge is to read at least 50 classic books in 5 years.  My challenge will end on 31st December 2021 (gee that is a scary date!). I will no doubt add more as I remember others or come across them on the book shelves....

 

My Classics Challenge list: 

 

A Little Princess - Frances Hodgson Burnett
A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - Frederick Douglass
A Natural History of Selbourne - Gilbert White
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Betty Smith
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman -Mary Wollstonecraft
Alias Grace - Margaret Atwood
Anne of Green Gables Series - L.M. Montgomery
Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature - Linda Lear
Beloved - Toni Morrison -
Blackberry Winter - Margaret Meade
Emma - Jane Austen
Evelina - Frances Burney
Excellent Women - Barbara Pym
Good Wives - Louisa May Alcott
Hons and Rebels - Jessica Mitford
Hospital Sketches - Louise May Alcott
Housekeeping - Marilynne Robinson
I Capture the Castle - Dodie Smith
I know why the Caged Birds sing - Maya Angelou
Jane Austen: A Life - Claire Tomalin
Kim - Rudyard Kipling
Kindred - Octavia Butler
Kristin Lavransdatter - Sigrid Undset
Little Women - Louise May Alcott
Mariana - Monica Dickens
Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management -  Isabella Beeton
Mrs Dalloway - Virginia Woolf
My Antonia - Willa Cather
My Family and Other Animals - Gerald Durrell
Out of Africa - Isak Dinesen
Persuasion - Jane Austen
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek - Annie Dillard
Pollyanna -  Eleanor H Porter
Possession - AS Byatt
Regeneration - Pat Barker
Sapphira and the Slave Girl - Willa Cather
Self-Reliance and Other Essays - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Silent Spring -  Rachel Carson
Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
Testament of Youth - Vera Brittain
The Awakening  - Kate Chopin
The Book of Margery Kempe - Margery Kempe
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas – John Boyne
The Complete Claudine - Colette
The Country of Pointed Firs - by Sarah Orne Jewett 
The Earthsea Quartet - Ursula le Guin 
The Golden Notebook – Dorothy Lessing
The Good Earth - Pearl S Buck
The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood - Read June 2017
The House of the Seven Gables - Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupéry
The Periodic Table - Primo Levi 
The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver
The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Second Sex - Simone de Beauvoir
The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Song of the Lark - Willa Cather
The Story of an African Farm -  Olive Schreiner
The Summer Book - Tove Jansson
The Transit of Venus - Shirley Hazzard 
Three Men in a Boat - Jerome, Jerome K
To the Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf
Travels With a Donkey - R L Stevenson
Uncle Tom’s Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe
Walden -  Henry David Thoreau
Wide Sargasso Sea - Jean Rhys
Writings on Nature - John Muir

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