Classic Club Spin #15

Great… Another spin that chances are I will fail at! Hopefully, I will see it as helping me with my Classics Club list.

This time I started from the bottom and numbered from the bottom up instead of starting with the top of my list. The Spin Goddess chooses her number this Friday, March 10th, so I will come back then and let you know which number was chosen and what I will be reading. The spin review should be posted by May 1st. This time all 20 look good, so I don’t have a preference.

If you are new to these spins in particular or the Classics Club in general, go here.

ETA on March 10th: The Spin Goddess has spun and has chosen #12, which means I will be reading Dracula! And btw, I will read this during the daylight hours, that just happen to be getting longer now. Phew… 🙂

Aldous Huxley
1. Brave New World (1932)

Henry James
2. Portrait of a Lady (1881)
3. The Ambassadors (1903)
4. The Bostonians (1886)

Sinclair Lewis
5. Main Street (1920)

George Meredith
6. The Egoist (1879)
7. Diana of the Crossways

Sir Walter Scott
8. Rob Roy (1817)
9. Ivanhoe (1820)

Mary Shelley
10. Frankenstein (1818)

Robert Louis Stevenson
11. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886)

Bram Stoker
12. Dracula

Harriet Beecher Stowe
13. Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852)

W. M. Thackeray
14. Vanity Fair (1848)

H. G. Wells
15. The Invisible Man (1897)

Edith Wharton
House of Mirth (1905)
Age of Innocence (1920)

Oscar Wilde
18. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)

Virginia Woolf
19. To the Lighthouse (1927)
20. The Years (1937)


5 thoughts on “Classic Club Spin #15

  1. I have a checkered history with the Spins myself – I tend to get the books only finished or posted about well after the Spin is over–but it always gets me to read a book that hadn’t been on the radar at the moment, so I consider that a win.

    Dracula is a favorite of mine–a real page turner, and I love the way it’s sectioned up to make you want to keep reading. Enjoy!


    1. I am a real aficionado of the older Dracula films so I am curious about the book. Thank you for the encouragement!

      And hopefully I will finish and post it because, I agree, I like how these Spins put something on my plate I may not have chosen at the time.


  2. I’ve read (& mostly loved) several of your books – House of Mirth, Age of Innocence, Brave New World, Vanity Fair & Portrait of a Lady. Would like to read more James at some point.

    I’m trying to read Woolfe’s books in chronological order – I’m only up to no 2 😊

    Good luck on Friday


Let me know what you think!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s