Thursday, December 31, 2015

Wrap-Up: Back to the Classics 2015

Out of the 12 Categories mentioned in the Back to the Classics Challenge hosted @ Books and Chocolate, I have been able to complete 10. Here are the books read:

1.  A 19th Century Classic -- any book published between 1800 and 1899.

2.  A 20th Century Classic -- The Old Dark House by J.B. Priestley

3.  A Classic by a Woman Author: Inside India by Halide Edib

4.  A Classic in Translation.. Mother by  Maxim Gorky

5.  A Very Long Classic Novel --  Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

6.  A Classic Novella -- The Two Sisters by H.E. Bates

7.  A Classic with a Person's Name in the Title.  Ayesha: The Return of She by H. Rider Haggard

8.  A Humorous or Satirical Classic. Patrick Butler for the Defence by J.D. Carr 

9.  A Forgotten Classic.  The Strange Boarders of Palace Crescent by E.P. Oppenheim

10.  A Nonfiction Classic. That Summer in Paris by Morley Callaghan

11.  A Classic Children's Book.  A book for your inner child!  Pick a children's classic that you never got around to reading.

12.  A Classic Play.  The Cradle Song by G. Martinez Sierra

1 comment:

  1. I need to brush up on my reading of classics this year, and not just Victorian era classics.