Classics TBR

Just a list of classics I would love to read. Ordered (roughly) by author’s surname. All these books should be pre-1990. This list will be added to as I find more I want to read and books will be crossed off as I read them.

  1. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
  2. Little Women – Louisa May Alcott (OWN)
  3. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood (OWN)
  4. Mansfield Park – Jane Austen (OWN)
  5. Persuasion – Jane Austen (Feb 2018)
  6. Peter Pan – J M Barrie
  7. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall – Anne Brontë
  8. Shirley – Charlotte Brontë
  9. Wuthering Heights – Emily Brontë (OWN)
  10. A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess (April 2018)
  11. Don Juan – George Byron
  12. Ender’s Game – Orson Scott Card
  13. Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Truman Capote
  14. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll (OWN)
  15. Les Liaisons Dangereux – Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (E-BOOK)
  16. And Then There Were None – Agatha Christie
  17. The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
  18. The Divine Comedy – Dante
  19. David Copperfield – Charles Dickens (OWN)
  20. Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
  21. A Study in Scarlet – Arthur Conan Doyle (August 2018)
  22. The Hound of the Baskervilles – Arthur Conan Doyle
  23. The Man in the Iron Mask – Alexandre Dumas
  24. The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas (E-BOOK)
  25. Middlemarch – George Eliot
  26. The Neverending Story – Michael Ende
  27. Tender is the Night – F Scott Fitzgerald
  28. Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
  29. A Room With a View – E M Forster
  30. North and South – Elizabeth Gaskell
  31. The Princess Bride – William Goldman
  32. The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne (E-BOOK)
  33. The Return of the Native – Thomas Hardy (OWN)
  34. The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway
  35. The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett (E-BOOK)
  36. The Ilyad – Homer
  37. The Odyssey – Homer
  38. Brave New World – Aldous Huxley (OWN)
  39. We Have Always Lived in a Castle (Shirley Jackson)
  40. The Portrait of a Lady – Henry James
  41. A Metamorphosis – Franz Kafka (E-BOOK)
  42. The Unbearable Lightness of Being – Milan Kundera
  43. Lady Chatterley’s Lover – D H Lawrence (OWN)
  44. White Fang – Jack London
  45. Till We Have Faces – C S Lewis (OWN)
  46. Nobody’s Boy – Hector Malot
  47. My Cousin Rachel – Daphne Du Maurier
  48. Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier
  49. Paradise Lost – John Milton
  50. The Scarlet Pimpernel – Emmuska Orczy
  51. Animal Farm – George Orwell
  52. Gormenghast – Mervin Peake
  53. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
  54. Cyrano de Bergerac – Edmond Rostand
  55. Frankenstein – Mary Shelley (October 2018)
  56. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn – Betty Smith
  57. Antigone – Sophocles
  58. East of Eden – John Steinbeck
  59. Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
  60. The Silmarillion – J R R Tolkien (OWN)
  61. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy (E-BOOK)
  62. Joan of Arc – Mark Twain
  63. The Prince and the Pauper – Mark Twain
  64. Around the World in 80 Days – Jules Verne (OWN)
  65. The Aeneid – Virgil (OWN)
  66. A Room of One’s Own – Virginia Woolf
  67. In The Lighthouse – Virginia Woolf (OWN)
  68. Therese Requin – Emile Zola (audio book – March 2018)

 

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