This is the fourth Spin hosted by the Classics Club this year. I didn’t take part in the last one but enjoyed the previous two so I’ve decided to join in again with this one.
Here are the rules:
* List any twenty books you have left to read from your Classics Club list.
* Number them from 1 to 20.
* Next Monday a number will be chosen.
* This is the book you need to read in November and December!
And here is my Spin List:
In the past I’ve tried to be creative and divide my list into categories. This time it’s less complicated; the odd numbers are books I’m looking forward to reading and the even numbers are books that I do want to read but have been putting off either because of the length or because they don’t appeal to me as much as they did when I first added them to my Classics Club list last year.
Obviously I would prefer an odd number but I’ll be happy to read whatever the Spin chooses for me!
1. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
2. Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
3. Frenchman’s Creek by Daphne du Maurier
4. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
5. Family Roundabout by Richmal Crompton
6. East of Eden by John Steinbeck
7. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini
8. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
9. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
10. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
11. A Country Doctor’s Notebook by Mikhail Bulgakov
12. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (re-read)
13. Excellent Women by Barbara Pym
14. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
15. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas
16. The Heart of Midlothian by Sir Walter Scott
17. Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow by Jerome K. Jerome
18. The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal
19. The Heir of Redclyffe by Charlotte M. Yonge
20. The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
Now I just need to wait until Monday to find out what I’ll be reading!
Have you read any of these? Which numbers should I be hoping for or dreading?