Classics Club Spin #15

I’m late to the game by over a week. Once again the Classics Club has challenged readers to make a list of 20 books on your Classics TBR, then a random number is issued, and one is to read that work by May 1st. I checked the blog and spoiled the number surprise for myself. Below I’ve listed 20 classics I’d love to read and then I’ll use a random number generator to pick a number and assign myself a book. Here we go:

5 NYRB Classics:

  • Stoner by John Williams
  • Loving by Henry Green
  • Chocky by John Wyndham
  • Beware of Pity by Stephen Zweig
  • A Month in the Country by J.L. Carr

5 Persephone Classics:

  • Mariana by Monica Dickens
  • Every Eye by Isobel English
  • They Were Sisters by Dorothy Whipple
  • The Crowded Street by Winifred Holtby
  • To Bed with Grand Music by Marghanita Laski

5 Victorian Novels

  • The Small House at Allingham by Anthony Trollope
  • The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens
  • Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
  • No Name by Wilkie Collins

5 Virago Classics

  • South Riding by Winifred Holtby
  • A Game of Hide and Seek by Elizabeth Taylor
  • Our Spoons Came from Woolsworth by Barbara Comyns
  • The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
  • All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West

AND THE NUMBER IS…

#2 – Loving by Henry Green!

 

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