The Classics Club Spin #20

It’s time for another CC Spin, The Classics Club Spin #20. Yes, this is the event that made me decide it was time to redo my entire Classics Club list. This spin is based on that new list.

Here’s the procedure: By Monday, April 22nd, I am to create a list of 20 books from my Classics Club list and post it here. On Monday the CC bloggers will choose and post the lucky number. I must then read the book with that number from my spin list by May 31st.

Check back here next week for the announcement of which book I’ll be reading.

  1. Brookner, Anita. Hotel Du Lac
  2. Jackson, Shirley. Just an Ordinary Day: Stories
  3. Highsmith, Patricia. The Tremor of Forgery
  4. Cather, Willa. O Pioneers!
  5. Styron, William. Darkness Visible
  6. McEwan, Ian. Atonement
  7. Fowles, John. The French Lieutenant’s Woman
  8. Rendell, Ruth. The Crocodile Bird
  9. Agee, James. A Death in the Family
  10. Sarton, May. Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing
  11. Howard, Elizabeth Jane. The Long View
  12. Piercy, Marge. Woman on the Edge of Time
  13. Connell, Evan S. Mr. Bridge
  14. James, Henry. The Beast in the Jungle
  15. Dostoevsky, Fyodor. Crime and Punishment
  16. Wharton, Edith. Ghost Stories
  17. Jewett, Sarah Orne. The Country of the Pointed Firs
  18. Hardy, Thomas. Far From the Madding Crowd
  19. O’Neill, Eugene. The Iceman Cometh
  20. Nabokov, Vladimir. Pale Fire

© 2019 by Mary Daniels Brown

 

Update: The Lucky Number Is . . .

Number 19!

So I will be reading The Iceman Cometh by Eugene O’Neill. I never think to grab a play to read (probably because there are very few plays on my shelves), so this is a good thing.

Look for my review some time before May 31st.