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
  2. Bowen, Elizabeth: The Death of the Heart
  3. Brookner, Anita: Hotel du Lac
  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. Carter, Angela: Nights at the Circus
  9. Comyns, Barbara: The Juniper Tree
  10. Drabble, Margaret: The Radiant Way
  11. Eden, Emily: The Semi-Detached House (1859)
  12. Eliot, George: The Mill on the Floss (1860)
  13. Franklin, Miles: My Brilliant Career (1901)
  14. Gaskell, Elizabeth: Cranford (1853)
  15. Gaskell, Elizabeth: Mary Barton (1848)
  16. Heyer, Georgette: Bath Tangle (1955)
  17. Holtby, Winifred: South Riding (1936)
  18. Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer: Heat and Dust
  19. Jackson, Shirley: The Road Through The Wall (1948)
  20. Keane, Molly: The Knight of Cheerful Countenance (1926)
  21. Larsen, Nella: Passing
  22. Lehmann, Rosamund: Invitation to the Waltz (1932)
  23. Lindsay, Joan: Picnic at Hanging Rock (1967)
  24. Manning, Olivia: The Balkan Trilogy (1960)
  25. Mansfield, Katherine: The Garden Party (1922)
  26. McCullers, Carson: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1940)
  27. Montgomery, L.M.: The Blue Castle (1926)
  28. Murdoch, Iris: The Bell (1958)
  29. Macaulay, Rose: The Towers of Trebizond
  30. McCullers, Carson: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
  31. Morrison, Toni: Beloved
  32. Murdoch, Iris: The Sea, The Sea
  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
  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. Thane, Elswyth: Dawn’s Early Light (1934)
  45. Undset, Sigrig: The Wreath (1920)
  46. Von Armin, Elizabeth: Elizabeth and Her German Garden (1898)
  47. Warner, Sylvia Townsend: Lolly Willowes
  48. West, Rebecca: The Return of the Soldier
  49. Wharton, Edith: Ethan Frome
  50. Young, E.H.: Miss Mole (1930)