The Back To The Classics Challenge 2012!

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Sarah over at Sarah Reads Too Much is hosting the Back to the Classics Challenge 2012 from January to December 2012. 

The goals to complete:
  • Any 19th Century Classic
  • Any 20th Century Classic
  • Reread a classic of your choice
  • A Classic Play
  • Classic Mystery/Horror/Crime Fiction
  • Classic Romance
  • Read a Classic that has been translated from its original language to your language   - To clarify, if your native language is NOT English, you may read any classic originally written in English that has been translated into your native language.  
  • Classic Award Winner  - To clarify, the book should be a classic which has won any established literary award.  
  • Read a Classic set in a Country that you (realistically speaking) will not visit during your lifetime  - To Clarify, this does not have to be a country that you hope to visit either.  Countries that no longer exist or have never existed count.       



My List:
  1.  Dracula by Bram Stoker.
  2. A Room of One's Own Virginia Woolf.
  3. Macbeth by William Shakespeare.
  4. A Midsummer's Night Dream by William Shakespeare.
  5. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins.
  6. Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen.
  7. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (Translated into Arabic).
  8. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton (1921 Pulitzer).
  9. The Odyssey by Homer (Ancient Greece)



Care to join ? Sign up over at Sarah’s.

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    6 comments

    1. Thank you so much for joining in the fun! I love your choices! I suppose I should start thinking of my own, right? ;o)

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    2. Hi, Nevey. Your classics reading list is diverse, with some challenging books. I'm trying to get back to reading some classics in addition to current releases, such as The Awakening by Kate Chopin. It's a refreshing change from novels I usually read.

      New follower~

      Stephanie ~Misfit Salon~

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    3. your writing is really good..keep it up!

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