The Classics Club

My goaldate for finishing this list is 29/7/2016, my twentieth birthday.
When I have read 56 titles there will be a reward. This means that the book is read.


1. The Theban Plays: Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone, Sophocles
2. Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes
3. The Pilgrim’s Progress, John Bunyan
4. The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer
5. The Art of War, Sun Tzu
6. The Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri
7. The Iliad, Homer
8. The Odyssey, Homer
9. Paradise Lost, John Milton
10. The Faerie Queene, Edmund Spenser
11. Il Decamerone, Govanni Boccaccio
12. Macbeth, William Shakespeare
13. Richard III, William Shakespeare
14. As you like it, William Shakespeare
15. Henry VIII, William Shakespeare
16. Much Ado about Nothing, William Shakespeare

17. Moll Flanders, Daniel Defoe
18. Clarissa, Samuel Richardson
19. Tom Jones, Henry Fielding
20. Nathan der Weise, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
21. Die Leiden des jungen Werther, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
22. Gulliver’s Travels, Jonathan Swift
23. Candide, Voltaire
24. The Last of the Mohicans, James F. Cooper

25. The Devil’s Elixir, E.T.A Hoffman
26. Persuasion, Jane Austen
27. Emma, Jane Austen
28. Lés Miserables, Victor Hugo
29. The Count of Monte Christo, Alexandre Dumas
30. The Three Musketeers, Alexandre Dumas
31. Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert
32. The strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson
33. Good Wives, Louisa May Alcott
34. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
35. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Anne Brontë
36. Villette, Charlotte Brontë
37. Crime and Punishment, Fjodor Dostojewski
38. The Brothers Karamasow, Fjodor Dostoyevsky
39. The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle
40. Middlemarch, George Elliot
41. North and South, Elizabeth Gaskell
42. Faust, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
43. Far from the Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy
44. Tess of D’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy
45. The House of the Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthorne
46. The Portrait of a Lady, Henry James
47. Moby Dick, Herman Melville
48. Ivanhoe, Sir Walter Scott
49. Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
50. War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
51. Vanity Fair, William Makepeace Thackeray
52. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe
53. The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde
54. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, Mark Twain
55. Walden, Henry David Thoreau
56. The Fall of the House of Usher & other short stories, E. A. Poe
57. Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens
58. David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
59. Nicholas Nickleby, Charles Dickens
60. Hard Times, Charles Dickens
61. Our Mutual Friend, Charles Dickens
62. The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Charles Dickens
63. The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins

64. Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
65. The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka
66. Collected Poems, W.B. Yeats
67. Ulysses, James Joyce
68. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce
69. I know why the Caged Birds sing, Maya Angelou
70. A Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
71. A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess
72. The Good Earth, Pearl Buck
73. If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler, Italo Calvino
74. Heart of Darkness, Conrad Joseph
75. Rebecca, Daphne Du Maurier
76. As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner
77. The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
78. I Capture the Castle, Dodie Smith
79. The Sun also Rises, Ernest Hemingway
80. Brave New World, Alduous Huxley
81. 1984, George Orwell
82. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
83. One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
84. The Waste Land, T.S. Eliot
85. The Heart is a lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers
86. Beloved, Toni Morrison
87. Siddharta, Hermann Hesse
88. To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf
89. A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Wollf
90. Mrs Dalloway, Virginia Woolf
91. The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton
92. Ethan Frome, Edith Wharton; deleted in favour of The House of Mirth
93. The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien
94. The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien
95. East of Eden, John Steinbeck
96. Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck
97. The Crucible, Arthur Miller
98. Norwegian Wood, Haruki Murakami
99. Midnight’s Children, Salman Rushdie
100.Doctor Zhivago, Boris Pasternak
101.Catch-22, Joseph Heller
102.Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie
103.Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
104.The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky
105.The Power and the Glory, Graham Greene
106.The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath
107.Collected Poems, Robert Frost
108. A Passage to India, E.M. Foster
109. A Room with a View, E.M. Foster
110. The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger
111.The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera