Classics Club Spin #28

For anyone unfamiliar with the Classics Club, you can check them out here. The Spin is a list of 20 books you choose from your list and number 1-20. On October 17th, the Spin Gods will announce a number from 1-20 and that corresponding number on your list is the book you read to be completed by December 12th.

My…that is a chunk of time this time around. Perfect for a, uh, chunkster 🙂

Good luck to all participating. Hopefully, I will see you with my Spin before that date!

My list:

Frances Hodgson Burnett
1. The Little Princess (1905)

Fanny Burney
2. Evelina (1778)

Willa Cather
3.My Antonia (1918)

George Eliot
4. The Mill on the Floss (1860)

Elizabeth Gaskell
5. Mary Barton (1848)

George Gissing
6. The Odd Women (1893)

Thomas Hardy
7. Tess of the D’Urbervilles (1891)

William Dean Howells
8. The Rise of Silas Lapham (1884)

Aldus Huxley
9. Brave New World (1932)

George Meredith
10. The Egoist (1879)

Sir Walter Scott
11. Ivanhoe (1819)

G.B. Stern
12. The Matriarch (1924)

William Thackeray
13. Vanity Fair (1847)

Virginia Woolf
14. The the Lighthouse (1927)

Emile Zola
15. Ladies Paradise (1883)

Johanna Brandt
16. The Grape Cure (1928)

Le Baron Russell Briggs
17. To College Girls (1911)

Cornelia Otis Skinner & Emily Kimbrough
18. Our Hearts were Young and Gay (1942)

Glibert White
19. The Natural History of Selborne (1789)

Oscar Wilde
20. The Importance of Being Ernest (first performed, February 14, 1895)

13 thoughts on “Classics Club Spin #28

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  2. I’d be tempted to join you for The Mill on the Floss or Mary Barton. Brave New World would be so relevant for our times. I’d like to read that again soon. But, of course, I wish you the absolute best reading experience for whatever book you get!


  3. This is such a lovely list, some of my all time favourites are on it – The Mill on the Floss, Mary Barton, Importance of Being Ernest – and I’ve just finished Vanity Fair which was brilliant and did take me about 2 months to read! Hope you get one you love


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