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: 11/50

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

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:

2019 – One Year Gone and List Adjustments