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Classics Club List

The aim of the Classics Club is to read 50 classic books and write about them on my blog in 5 years. This is the list of books I plan to read, although I may edit it as I go along. Books in bold are ones that I've completed.

Date started: 7 February 2016
End goal: 7 February 2021
Books read: 13/50

Watership Down by Richard Adams
Rose in Bloom by Louisa May Alcott
The Watsons by Jane Austen
Lorna Doone by R.D. Blackmore
Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë
Villette by Charlotte Brontë
The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan
The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
My Antonia by Willa Cather
The Wisdom of Father Brown by G.K. Chesterton
In the High Valley by Susan Coolidge
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell
Sylvia's Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell
The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge
Cotillion by Georgette Heyer
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Elizabeth Captive Princess by Margaret Irwin
Elizabeth and the Prince of Spain by Margaret Irwin
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis (review to come)
Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis (review to come)
Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis
At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald
The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Further Chronicles of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery
The Story Girl by L.M. Montgomery
Jane of Lantern Hill by L.M. Montgomery
Pat of Silver Bush by L.M. Montgomery
Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. Sayers
Ivanhoe by Walter Scott
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
The Painted Garden by Noel Streatfeild
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien (review to come)
The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien (review to come)
Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Unset
Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Chaplet of Pearls by Charlotte Mary Yonge


  1. This is a really great list. I've been following you for a while and can't recall if I've said hello. :) If not, hello, Rachel! There are so many beautiful selections on this list. I hope you enjoy them. :)

    1. Thanks :) I think you commented on one of my posts a while back :) I haven't made much progress with my list so far but I'm hoping to get to a few more of them soon.


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