Classics Club

A place to keep track of my Classics Club list – which is, to put it mildly, a serious work in progress…

1. Great Expectations, Charles Dickens.  – Read 2014, review here

2. Bleak House, Charles Dickens. – Read 2015, review here 

3. Vanity Fair, WM Thackeray. – Read 2015, review here

4. War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy. Read 2016, review here

5. For Whom the Bell Tolls, Ernest Hemingway.

6. The Quiet American, Graham Greene.

7. Our Man in Havana, Graham Greene.

8. The Heart of the Matter, Graham Greene.

9. Tender is the Night, F Scott Fitzgerald.

10. Sister Carrie, Theodore Dreiser.

11. Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier.  – Read 2016, review here

12. Lucky Jim, Kingsley Amis.

13. Money, Martin Amis.

14. Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates.

15. Mrs Dalloway, Virginia Woolf.  – Read 2016, review here

16. To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf.

17. The Iliad, Homer.

18. The Odyssey, Homer.

19. The Remains of the Day, Kazuo Ishiguro.

20. Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury.

21. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte.

22. The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer.

23. Middlemarch, George Eliot.

24. The Mill on the Floss, George Eliot.

25. Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert.

26. Les Miserables, Victor Hugo.

27. Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

28. The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

29. Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett.

30. A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams.

31. The Magus, John Fowles.

32. Wives and Daughters, Elizabeth Gaskell.

33. The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne.

34. The Trial, Franz Kafka.

35. The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck.

36. The Winter of our Discontent, John Steinbeck.

37. Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck.

38. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

39. The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger.

40. Franny and Zooey, JD Salinger.

41. Burmese Days, George Orwell.

42. Coming Up for Air, George Orwell.

43. Metamorphoses, Ovid.

44. Wise Blood, Flannery O’Connor.

45. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers. Read 2016, review here

46. Bartleby the Scrivener, Herman Melville.

47. On the Road, Jack Kerouac.

48. Catch-22, Joseph Heller.

49. The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

50. Hard Times, Charles Dickens.

Extra credit:

51. Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys – Read 2016, review to follow