Saturday, December 05, 2015

2015 Completed Challenge: Back to Classics

Host: Books and Chocolate
Name: Back to Classics Challenge (sign up)
Dates: January - December 2015
# of Books: minimum six; twelve max.

I've completed all twelve categories; three entries for the prize drawing.

The twelve categories:

A 19th Century Classic:  Hard Times. Charles Dickens. 1854/1992. Everyman's Library. 336 pages. [Source: Library]
A 20th Century Classic: Brave New World. Aldous Huxley. 1932. 268 pages. [Source: Bought]
Classic by a Woman Author: Their Eyes Were Watching God. Zora Neale Hurston. 1937. Harper Perennial Modern Classics. 256 pages. [Source: Bought]
Classic in Translation: The Little Prince. Antoine de Saint-Exupery. Translated by Richard Howard. 1943/2013. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 112 pages. [Source: Review copy]
A Very Long Classic Novel:  Ayala's Angel. Anthony Trollope. 1881. 631 pages. [Source: Bought]
A Classic Novella: The Lilies of the Field by William Edmund Barrett (1962)
A Classic with a Person's Name in the Title: Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope. 1863. 403 pages. [Source: Bought]
Humorous or Satirical Classic: Miss Marjoribanks. Margaret Oliphant. 1866. 512 pages. [Source: Bought] 
A Forgotten Classic: Jezebel's Daughter. Wilkie Collins. 1880. 304 pages. [Source: Bought]
Nonfiction Classic: The Life of Charlotte Bronte. Elizabeth Gaskell. 1857/1975. Penguin Classics. 623 pages. [Source: Bought]
Classic Children's Book: Thimble Summer. Elizabeth Enright. 1938/2008. SquareFish. 144 pages. [Source: Review copy]
Classic Play: Trifles. A Play in One Act. Susan Glaspell. 1916. 20 pages. [Source: Read online]


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1 comments:

Cee Arr 7:31 AM  

I had to read Hard Times at school for my A-levels. I have to admit that I'm not exactly *fond* of it!

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