Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Back to the Classics Challenge 2017



I have decided to enter the Back to the Classics Challenge this year which is organised by Karen from the Books and Chocolate blog.  Here are the books I am planning to read for this challenge - list updated in October.

A 19th century classic – The Old Curiosity Shop by CharlesDickens

A 20th century classic – A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

A classic by a woman authorAgnes Grey by Anne Bronte

A classic in translation
The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov

A classic published before 1800Hamlet by William Shakespeare

A romance classic Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte 

A Gothic or horror classic – Lois the Witch by Elizabeth Gaskell

A classic with a number in the title – Anna of the Five Towns by Arnold Bennet 

A classic about an animal or which includes the name of an animal in the title – Lord of the Flies  by William Golding

A classic set in a place you'd like to visit - Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

An award-winning classic – A Passage to India by E M Foster (James Black Tait Award 1924)

A Russian classicThree Sisters by Anton Chekhov (2017 will be the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution)

2 comments:

  1. Nice choices, but ummm....Animal Farm is by Orwell. Ooooh, I hope you intend to read Lord of the Flies by Golding (that would still fit the category). Much better than Animal Farm IMO, and you already have an Orwell.

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  2. Thanks for noticing my mistake Joseph - I think I meant this to be Lord of the Flies.

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