Classics Club List

5I’ve finished one round of the Classics Club at my old blog, but decided to rejoin over here with 50 classics in 5 years. I decided to select only books that I haven’t previously read, so no rereads here, and all women authors, in keeping with my blog focus.

  1. Baum, Vicki: Grand Hotel (1929)
  2. Bowen, Elizabeth: The Death of the Heart (1938)
  3. Brookner, Anita: Hotel du Lac (1984)
  4. Bronte, Anne: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall(1848)
  5. Byatt, A.S.: Possession (1990)
  6. Bronte, Charlotte: Villette (1853)
  7. Cather, Willa: Sapphira and the Slave Girl (1940)
  8. Cather, Willa: My Mortal Enemy (1926)
  9. Carter, Angela: Nights at the Circus (1984)
  10. Comyns, Barbara: The Juniper Tree (1984)
  11. Drabble, Margaret: The Radiant Way (1987)
  12. Eden, Emily: The Semi-Detached House (1859)
  13. Eliot, George: The Mill on the Floss (1860)
  14. Franklin, Miles: My Brilliant Career (1901)
  15. Gaskell, Elizabeth: Cranford (1853)
  16. Gaskell, Elizabeth: Mary Barton (1848)
  17. Godden, Rumer: In This House of Brede (1969)
  18. Heyer, Georgette: Bath Tangle (1955)
  19. Holtby, Winifred: South Riding (1936)
  20. Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer: Heat and Dust (1975)
  21. Jackson, Shirley: The Road Through The Wall (1948)
  22. Keane, Molly: The Knight of Cheerful Countenance (1926)
  23. Larsen, Nella: Passing (1929)
  24. Lehmann, Rosamund: Invitation to the Waltz (1932)
  25. Lindsay, Joan: Picnic at Hanging Rock (1967)
  26. Macaulay, Rose: The Towers of Trebizond (1956)
  27. Manning, Olivia: The Balkan Trilogy (1960)
  28. Mansfield, Katherine: The Garden Party (1922)
  29. McCullers, Carson: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1940)
  30. Morrison, Toni: Beloved (1987)
  31. Murdoch, Iris: The Bell (1958)
  32. Murdoch, Iris: The Sea, The Sea (1978)
  33. O’Brien, Edna: The Country Girls (1960)
  34. Panter-Downes, Mollie: One Fine Day (1947)
  35. Pym, Barbara: Excellent Women (1952)
  36. Rhys, Jean: Wide Sargasso Sea (1966)
  37. Robinson, Marilynne: Housekeeping
  38. Sackville-West, Vita: The Edwardians (1930)
  39. Sharp, Margery: Cluny Brown (1944)
  40. Smith, Dodie: The New Moon With the Old (1963)
  41. Spark, Muriel: The Girls of Slender Means (1963)
  42. Taylor, Elizabeth: At Mrs. Lippincotes (1945)
  43. Tey, Josephine: Miss Pym Disposes (1946)
  44. Undset, Sigrig: The Wreath (1920)
  45. Von Armin, Elizabeth: Elizabeth and Her German Garden (1898)
  46. Warner, Sylvia Townsend: Lolly Willowes  (1926)
  47. West, Rebecca: The Return of the Soldier (1918)
  48. Wharton, Edith: Ethan Frome (1911)
  49. Whipple, Dorothy: The Priory (1939)
  50. Young, E.H.: Miss Mole (1930)