Monday, February 15, 2016

Classics Club Book List

     I am joining the Classic's Club.  My goal is to read the following 50 classics by February 15, 2021.

Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson
For Whom the Bell Tolls, Ernest Hemingway
War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
Kidnapped, Robert Louis Stevenson
Watership Down, Richard Adams
Lady Susan, Jane Austin
The Watsons, Jane Austin
Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Frank L. Baulm
Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte
Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte
The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Caroll
The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins
The Adventures of Pinocchio, Carlo Collodi
The Last of the Mohicans, James Fenimore Cooper
Echoes from the Macabre, Daphne DuMaurier
Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexander Dumas
Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh
The Three Musketeers, Alexander Dumas
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Ken Kesey
Anne of Green Gables, L. M. Montogomery
Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
Heidi, Johanna Spyri
Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Moby Dick, Herman Melville
Frankenstein, Mary Shelly
Jamaica Inn, Daphne DuMaurier
Little House in the Big Woods, Laura Ingalls Wilder
Tess of D'urbervilles, Thomas Hardy
Lorna Doone, R. D. Blackmore
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
The Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger
The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame
A Study in Scarlet, Arthur Cohan Doyle
The Illustrated Man, Ray Bradbury
Don Quixote, Cervantes
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea,Jules Verne
The Mayor of Casterbridge, Thomas Hardy
The Scarlet Pimpernel, Baroness Orczy
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe
Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift
The Children of the New Forest, Frederick Marryat
The Swiss Family Robinson, Johann Rudolf Wyss
Brighton Rock, Graham Greene
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Washington Irving
Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens
Davis Copperfield, Charles Dickens


  1. Great list & well done for keeping the size of it manageable. I kept adding to mine - so now I'm only just half way through the list with one year to go!! Oops!

    1. I've been "reading" some on audio books. Some of the narrators are terrific. Hope you are able to complete your list, even if it is not done within the set amount of time!