Classics Club Challenge

Goal: Read 50 classic novels in the next five years
Start Date: January 1, 2019
End Date: January 1, 2024

In my continuing efforts to become a well read person, I’m committing to reading 50 classic novels over the next five years. This list consists of works that I’ve never read as well as some favorites that I’ve never reviewed on my blog. As I update my progress, you can click on the title for my review.

Books completed: 37/50
  1. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  2. Little Men by Louisa May Alcott
  3. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
  4. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  5. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
  6. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  7. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  8. The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury
  9. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
  10. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  11. The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino
  12. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
  13. Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie
  14. Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
  15. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins
  16. The Moonstone  by Wilkie Collins
  17. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
  18. The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
  19. The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
  20. Bleak House by Charles Dickens
  21. My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier
  22.  Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  23. The Wind in the Willows by Thomas Grahame
  24.  The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  25. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein
  26. Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
  27. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
  28. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  29. The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
  30.  The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
  31. The Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka
  32.  The Shining by Stephen King
  33. The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
  34. Love in the Time of Cholera  by Gabriel García Márquez
  35. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
  36. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  37. Jazz by Toni Morrison
  38. Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
  39. Invitation to a Beheading by Vladimir Nabokov
  40. Titus Groan by Mervyn Peake
  41. Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake
  42. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  43. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
  44. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
  45. Around the World in 80 days by Jules Verne
  46. Welcome to the Monkey House by Kurt Vonnegut
  47. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  48. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  49. Orlando by Virginia Woolf
  50. We by Yevgeny Zamyatin