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Monday, November 24, 2008

Probables vs Possibles


Here's my draft list for next year's classics challenge _ my own one, to read one classic novel a month:


Probables:
The Count of Monte Christo by Alexander Duma
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
The Woman in White by Wilke Collins
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
The Quiet American, or The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin
Scented Gardens for the Blind by Janet Frame
Foundation by Isaac Asimov
House of the Spirits by Isabelle Allende

Possibles:

Dracula by Bram Stoker
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
The Mote in God's Eye by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
The Chronicles of Narnia by C S Lewis
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne
It by Stephen King
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Under the Mountain by Maurice Gee
The Halfmen of O trilogy by Maurice Gee
Howard's End by E M Forster


2 comments:

Nymeth said...

I really like your list. I love the Earthsea books and I really enjoyed The Jungle Books, To Kill a Mockingbird, In Cold Blood and Dracula. And I also want to read The Woman in White, The Pillars of the Earth, East of Eden and Howard's End

Suey said...

Ones I've read and loved: The Count of Monte Cristo, The Woman in White, The Pillars of the Earth, Dracula, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Poisonwood Bible, Anna Karenina, East of Eden and Howard's End. Good luck with your challenge! You've got some great ones listed.