The Classics Spin 5

Classics ClubThe Fourth Classics Spin from the Classics Club. As with before, I must pick twenty books, then a random number will be selected and each of us must read the number listed at X number by April 1, 2014.

These Spins are really useful because other reads and activities have taken me away from the challenge often.

My challenge is that I own almost every one of these books so I must read them to clear them from my shelves.

  1. The Warden by Anthony Trollope
  2. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
  3. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
  4. Bleak House by Charles Dickens
  5. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
  6. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
  7. Don Quixote by Cervantes
  8. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
  9. Nicholas Nickelby by Charles Dickens
  10. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  11. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence
  12. Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
  13. Middlemarch by George Eliot
  14. Death in Venice by Thomas Mann
  15. The Complete Poems by T. S. Eliot
  16. The Return of the the Native by Thomas Hardy
  17. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
  18. Inferno by Dante Alighieri
  19. The Magus by John Fowles
  20. Kim by Rudyard Kipling

What’s on your spin list?

5 thoughts on “The Classics Spin 5

  • David Chmelik

    On my classics reading list is:

    (1) Emerald Tablet by Hermes
    (2) Organon by Aristotle
    (3) Prior And Posterior Analytics by Aristotle
    (4) The Kybalion by The Three Initiates
    (5) Shield of Heracles by Hesiod
    (6) Perseus by Brough or Nutt or William John)
    (7) Theseus by William John or J S.W.T. Waddon
    (8) Medusa’s Garden by Catherine Mede
    (9) bogatyr Ivan book by Zheleznova
    (10) bogatyr Dobrynya book
    (11) bogatyr Ilya book
    (12) bogatyr Aloshya book
    (13) bogatyr Peresvet book
    (14) English & Scottish Ballads of Francis J. Child (King Arthur ballads)
    (14) English & Scottish Ballads of Francis J. Child (King Robert of Locksley-Huntington ballads)
    (15) Kalevala by Elias Lönnrot
    (16) PC Underground; Art of Demoscene; Demoscene: The Art of Real-Time, by The Demoscene
    (17) Monadologie by Gottfried Leibniz
    (18) Hyper-necker Cubes Game by John D. Adams
    (19) A Trip Down The Graphics Pipeline, etc. by Jim Blinn
    (20) Aeneid and/or Beowulf (poem version).


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