The Classics Club

"The Classics Club hopes to unite readers who blog about classic literature and inspire people to make the classics an integral part of life!" - The Classics Club

Bold: Finished
Start Date: 22.01.2015
Expected Finish Date: 22.01.2020

My Classics Club List
  1. Adams, Richard: Watership Down
  2. Aeschylus: Oresteia
  3. Angelou, Maya: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  4. Anonymous: One Thousand and One Nights
  5. Apuleius, Lucius:  The Golden Ass
  6. Aristophanes: Lysistrata
  7. Aristophanes: The Frogs
  8. Atwood, Margaret: A Handmaid’s Tale
  9. Atwood, Margaret: The Blind Assassin
  10. Austen, Jane: Lady Susan / Sandition / The Watsons
  11. Austen, Jane: Pride and Prejudice
  12. Austen, Jane: Sense and Sensibility
  13. Austen, Jane: Persuasion
  14. Austen, Jane: Northanger Abbey
  15. Austen, Jane: Mansfield Park
  16. Barrie, J.M.: Peter Pan
  17. Baum, L. Frank: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz [review
  18. Boccaccio, Giovanni: The Decameron
  19. Bradbury, Ray: Fahrenheit 451
  20. Bronte, Anne: Agnes Grey
  21. Bronte, Anne: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
  22. Bronte, Charlotte: Shirley
  23. Bronte, Charlotte: The Professor
  24. Bronte, Charlotte: Vilette
  25. Bronte, Charlotte: Jane Eyre
  26. Bronte, Emily: Wuthering Heights
  27. Browning, Elizabeth Barrett: Aurora Leigh
  28. Buck, Pearl S: The Good Earth
  29. Bulgakov, Mikhail: The Master and Margarita
  30. Buchan, John: The Thirty-Nine Steps
  31. Burney, Frances: Cecilia
  32. Burney, Frances: Evelina
  33. Burroughs, Edgar Rice: Tarzan of the Apes
  34. Chekhov, Anton: The Major Plays
  35. Chopin, Kate: The Awakening
  36. Coetzee, J.M: Youth
  37. Colette: The Collected Stories
  38. Collins, Wilkie: Armadale
  39. Collins, Wilkie: No Name
  40. Collins, Wilkie: The Moonstone
  41. Collins, Wilkie: The Woman in White
  42. Conrad, Joseph: Heart of Darkness
  43. Crane, Stephen: Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
  44. Crane, Stephen: Red Badge of Courage
  45. Danielwski, Mark Z.: House of Leaves
  46. de Laclos, Choderlos: Dangerous Liaisons
  47. de Quincy, Thomas: Confessions of an English Opium Eater
  48. de Sade, Marquis: The 120 Days of Sodom
  49. de Saint-Exupery, Antoine: The Little Prince
  50. Defoe, Daniel: Moll Flanders
  51. Defoe, Daniel: Robinson Crusoe
  52. Dickens, Charles: Bleak House
  53. Dickens, Charles: A Tale of Two Cities [review]
  54. Dickens, Charles: Oliver Twist
  55. Dostoevesky, Fyodor: The Brothers Karamazov
  56. Dostoevsky, Fyodor: Crime and Punishment
  57. Douglass, Frederick: A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  58. Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan: The Lost World
  59. Du Maurier, Daphne: Echoes from the Macabre
  60. Du Maurier, Daphne: Rebecca
  61. Dumas, Alexandre: The Count of Monte Cristo
  62. Edgeworth, Maria: Belinda
  63. Eliot, George: Middlemarch
  64. Eliot, George: The Mill on the Floss
  65. Ellison, Ralph: The Invisible Man
  66. Euripedes: Medea
  67. Fielding, Henry: Tom Jones
  68. Fitzgerald, F. Scott: Tender is the Night
  69. Flaubert, Gustav: Madame Bovary
  70. Ford, Ford Madox: The Good Soldier
  71. Forster, E.M.: Howard’s End
  72. Forster, E.M.: Passage to India
  73. Fowles, John: The French Lieutenant’s Woman
  74. Gaskell, Elizabeth: The Life of Charlotte Bronte
  75. Gogol, Nikolay: Dead Souls
  76. Golding, William: Lord of the Flies
  77. Greene, Graham: Brighton Rock
  78. Grossmith, George and Weedon: The Diary of a Nobody
  79. Haggard, Henry Rider: King Solomon’s Mines
  80. Hamilton, Edith: Mythology
  81. Hardy, Thomas: Tess of the D’Urbervilles
  82. Hawthorne, Nathaniel: The Scarlet Letter
  83. Henry, O: Collected Stories
  84. Homer: The Iliad
  85. Homer: The Odyssey
  86. Hugo, Victor: Les Miserables
  87. Hugo, Victor: The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  88. Ibsen, Henrick: Doll’s House
  89. Irving, Washington: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  90. Ishiguro, Kazuo: Remains of the Day
  91. Ishiguro, Kazuo: Never Let Me Go
  92. James, Henry: The Aspern Papers
  93. James, Henry: The Wings of the Dove
  94. James, Henry: The Turn of the Screw
  95. Joyce, James: The Dubliners
  96. Kafka, Franz: Metamorphosis
  97. Kipling, Rudyard: Kim
  98. Lermontov, Mikhail: A Hero of Our Time
  99. Leroux, Gaston: The Phantom of Opera
  100. Lewis, M.G: The Monk
  101. Mansfield, Katherine: Selected Stories
  102. Marquez, Gabriel Garcia: Love in the Time of Cholera
  103. McCullers, Carson: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
  104. Miller, Arthur: The Crucible
  105. More, Thomas: Utopia
  106. Murakami, Haruki: Norwegian Wood
  107. Nabokov, Vladimir: Pale Fire
  108. Nabokov, Vladimir: Pnin
  109. Henry O.: Collected Stories
  110. O, Brien: Tim: The Things They Carried
  111. O’Connor, Flannery: A Good Man is Hard to Find
  112. Orczy, Baroness: The Scarlet Pimpernel
  113. Orwell, George: 1984
  114. Orwell, George: Animal Farm
  115. Ovid: Metamorphoses
  116. Pasternak, Boris: Doctor Zhivago
  117. Plath, Sylvia: The Journals of Sylvia Plath
  118. Plato: The Trial and Death of Socrates
  119. Pushkin, Alexander: Tales of Belkin
  120. Pyle, Howard: The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
  121. Pym, Barbara: Excellent Women
  122. Radcliffe, Anne: The Italian
  123. Radcliffe, Anne: The Romance of the Forest
  124. Radcliffe, Anne: The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne
  125. Radcliffe, Anne: The Mysteries of Udolpho
  126. Rhys, Jean: Wide Sargasso Sea
  127. Richardson, Samuel: Clarissa
  128. Rossetti, Christina: Maude: A Story for Girls
  129. Rowson, Susanna: Charlotte Temple
  130. Salinger, J.D.: Franny and Zoey
  131. Shikibu, Murasaki: The Tale of Genji
  132. Sinclair, Upton: The Jungle
  133. Solzhenitsyn, Alexander: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  134. Sophocles: Antigone
  135. Sophocles: Oedipus Rex
  136. Spark, Muriel: Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
  137. Steinbeck, John: East of Eden
  138. Stendhal: The Red and the Black
  139. Sterne, Laurence: Tristam Shandy
  140. Stevenson, Robert Louis: Treasure Island
  141. Stowe, Harriet Beecher: Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  142. Swift, Jonathon: Gulliver’s Travels
  143. Tan, Amy: The Joy Luck Club
  144. Thackeray, William Makepeace: Vanity Fair
  145. Tolstoy, Leo: Anna Karenina
  146. Trollope, Anthony: Doctor Thorne
  147. Trollope, Anthony: The Way We Live Now
  148. Turgenev, Ivan: Fathers and Sons
  149. Turgenev, Ivan: First Love
  150. Verne, Jules: The Mysterious Island
  151. Verne, Jules: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  152. Virgil: The Aeneid
  153. Waugh, Evelyn: Brideshead Revisited
  154. Wells, H.G.: The Time Machine
  155. Wells, H.G.: The War of the Worlds
  156. Wharton, Edith: The Custom of the Country
  157. Wharton, Edith: The House of Mirth
  158. Williams, John: Stoner
  159. Woolf, Virginia: To the Lighthouse
  160. Xueqin, Cao: Dream of the Red Chamber
  161. Yates, Richard: The Easter Parade
  162. Zamyatin, Yevgeny: We
  163. Zola, Emile: Germinal
  164. Zola, Emile: Therese Raquin


  1. The Count of Monte Cristo is one of my favorites! I read it for my Classics Club list and it blew me away. -Melissa

    1. That's great, Melissa! I have yet to order my copy. The Penguin Classics Edition is a bit costly.