The Classics Club II

The Classics Club was created for all those who would like to read more Classics. All you need to do to take part is make a list of 50+ Classics you’d like to read in five years. (To find out more please check out the projects official site here).

Start Date: 8th February 2018

End Date: 8th February 2023

Read: 21/50

This is my second time taking part and this time around I have gone for a mixture of new reads and re-reads, but as before I am leaving my list open to alteration, so I can add or remove books to reflect my mood and experiences. My aim is to read 50 books from this list:

  1. Jo’s Boys by Louisa May Alcott **
  2. Little Men by Louisa May Alcott **
  3. Emma by Jane Austen [Re-Read] ***
  4. Lady Susan by Jane Austen ***
  5. The Watsons by Jane Austen **
  6. Sanditon by Jane Austen **
  7. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [re-read]
  8. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen [re-read]
  9. Persuasion by Jane Austen [Re-Read] ***
  10. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen [re-read]
  11. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [re-read]
  12. The Marvelous Land of Oz by L. Frank Baum **
  13. Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë
  14. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë ***
  15. The Professor by Charlotte Brontë *
  16. Villette by Charlotte Brontë
  17. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan **
  18. A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett ***
  19. A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  20. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  21. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
  22. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
  23. Hard Times by Charles Dickens
  24. Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens
  25. Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens [re-read]
  26. The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle
  27. The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas
  28. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  29. This Side of Paradise by F Scott Fitzgerald *
  30. A Passage to India by E. M. Forster
  31. A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
  32. Howards End by E. M. Forster ***
  33. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell
  34. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
  35. King Solomon’s Mine by H. Ryder Haggard
  36. Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy [Re-Read] ***
  37. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
  38. Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
  39. Kim by Rudyard Kipling **
  40. The Man Who Would Be King by Rudyard Kipling
  41. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  42. The Enchanted Castle by E Nesbit *
  43. Sandokan, The Pirates of Malaysia by Emilio Salgari **
  44. The Black Corsair by Emilio Salgari **
  45. The Queen of the Caribbean by Emilio Salgari
  46. Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
  47. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [Re-Read]
  48. Heidi by Johann Spyri
  49. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne
  50. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
  51. The Invisible Man by H G Wells
  52. The Island of Doctor Moreau by H G Wells
  53. The Time Machine by H G Wells **
  54. War of the Worlds by H G Wells **

As I read and review books from the list, I will highlight them and link the title to my full post. I have also used my simple star rating, with 3 stars being the highest, to help you navigate and me remember the classics I enjoyed the most.


Other posts:

2020 – Two Years Gone and List Adjustments
2019 – One Year Gone and List Adjustments