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The Classics Club

"The Classics Club is a club created to inspire people to read and blog about classic books. There’s no time limit to join and you’re most welcome, as long as you’re willing to sign up to read and write on your blog about 50+ classic books in at most five years. The perk is that, not only will you have read 50+ incredible (or at the very least thought-provoking) works in five years, you’ll get to do it along with all of these people. Join us! We’re very friendly." - The Classics Club

The Classics Club

START DATE: August 25, 2016
FINISH DATE: August 25, 2021

GOAL: 150 Classics

1. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
2. Ethan Fromme by Edith Wharton
3. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
4. Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
5. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
6. The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens
7. Murder in the Cathedral by T. S. Eliot
8. Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor
9. Dracula by Bram Stoker

10. A Midsummer's Night Dream by William Shakespeare
11. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
12. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
13. Candide by Voltaire
14. Uncle Tom's Cabin by Beecher Stowe
15. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
16. Quicksand by Nella Larsen
17. The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
18. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wild
19. Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

20. Othello by William Shakespeare
21. The Man Who Was Thursday by G.K. Chesterton
22. The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
23. Native Son by Richard Wright
24. The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
25. Slaughter House Five by Kurt Vonnegut
26. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
27. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
28. Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
29. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray

30. Middlemarch by George Eliot
31. Ramayana by Valmiki
32. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
33. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
34. The Kama Sutra by Vatsyayana
35. The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
36. Japanese Fairy Tales by Yei Theodora Ozaki
37. The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
38. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
39. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan

40. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
41. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
42. Rebecca
43. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
44. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
45. Anne of the Island by L. M. Montgomery
46. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
47. Macbeth by William Shakespeare
48. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
49. A Room with a View by E.M. Forster

50. A Passage to India by E. M. Forster
51. Giovanni's Room by James A. Baldwin 
52. Moby Dick; Or, The Whale by Herman Melville
53. Nightwood by Djuna Barnes                             
54. Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
55. Ben-Hur; a tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace
56. The Bhagavad Gita
57. The Awakening, and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
58. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
59. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

60. Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
61. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
62. Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster    
63. Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham
64. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
65. The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
66. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
67. Shane by Jack Schaefer
68. The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison
69. I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

70. Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
71. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
72. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
73. King Lear by William Shakespeare
74. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
75. Anne of Avonlea by L. M. Montgomery
76. Jane Eyre
77. My Antonia by Willa Cather
78. The Female Quixote by Charlotte Lennox
79. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

80. The Sound and the Fury
81. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedr
82. The Conjure Woman by Charles Chestnutt
83. Lady Chatterley's Lover
84. The Dubliners by James Joyce
85. Diary of a Madman by Lu Xun
86. The Iliad by Homer
87. Anne's House of Dreams by L. M. Montgomery
88. Anne of Avonlea by L. M. Montgomery
89. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

90. Little Men by Louisa May Alcott
91. Jo's Boy by Louisa May Alcott
92. The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
93. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
94. The Tragedy of MacBeth by William Shakespeare
95. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
96. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
97. Call of the Wild by Jack London
98. A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
99. Paradise Lost by John Milton

100. A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella Bird
101. Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
102. Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw
103. Rilla of Ingleside by L. M. Montgomery
104. Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens
105. The Story of Avis by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
106. The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
107. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs
108. The Arabian Nights: Their Best-known Tales by Smith, Wiggin, and Parrish
109. Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

110. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
111. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
112. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
113. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano by Olaudah Equiano
114. The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
115. This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
116. The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu
117. North and South by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
118. The History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
119. The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli

120. The Coquette by Hannah Webster Foster
121. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
122. Forbidden Fruit by Anonymous
123. Oroonoko by Aphra Behn
124. The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
125. Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
126. The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
127. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
128. The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells
129. Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie

130. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
131. Villette by Charlotte Brontë
132. The Romance of Lust: A Classic Victorian erotic novel by Anonymous
133. Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
134. The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance by H. G. Wells
135. Beowulf
136. Ulysses by James Joyce
137. Scaramouche: A Romance of the French Revolution by Rafael Sabatini
138. The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
139. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

140. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin Abbott Abbott
141. White Fang by Jack London
142. From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
143. The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People by Oscar Wilde
144. King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard
145. Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard
146. Henry IV, Part I
147. Henry IV, Part II
148. Henry V
149. Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

150. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain

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