Friday, September 14, 2012

2012 Completed Challenges: Classic Bribe

I am late in posting what I read for The Classic Bribe challenge/event.

1. Othello. William Shakespeare. 1603.
2. Martian Chronicles. Ray Bradbury. (1950)
3. Man in the Brown Suit. Agatha Christie (1924)
4. The Light Princess. George MacDonald. (1864)
5. The Secret Adversary. Agatha Christie (1922)
6. The Princess and the Goblin. George MacDonald.
7. Cousin Henry. Anthony Trollope. 1879. 336 pages.
8. Mrs. McGinty's Dead. Agatha Christie. 1952/2011. HarperCollins. 272 pages.
9. Much Ado About Nothing. William Shakespeare. 1599.
10. Fahrenheit 451. Ray Bradbury. 1953/2003. Random House. 190 pages.
11. Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens.
12. Lin McLean by Owen Wister
13. Diary of a Pilgrimage by Jerome K. Jerome
14. Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie
15.  Idle Thoughts for an Idle Fellow by Jerome K. Jerome
16. The Princess and the Curdie by George MacDonald
17. Lorna Doone. R.D. Blackmore.
18. Lady Audley's Secret. Mary Elizabeth Braddon.
19. Black Beauty. Anna Sewell.
20. After Dark. Wilkie Collins.
21. Lady Susan. Jane Austen 1794?/1871. 64 pages.
22. The Story of the Trapp Family Singers. Maria Augusta Trapp. 1949/2001. HarperCollins. 320 pages.

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JaneGS 5:54 PM  

Definitely an eclectic set of classics. I love Lady Susan, and hope you enjoyed it as well. I keep on hoping some movie-making type will recognize the great movie potential in LS and do an adaptation of it.

I've only read Jerome K Jerome's Three Men in a Boat--hope the ones you read were funny and enjoyable as well.

And you can't go wrong with Othello and Much Ado. If you're looking for a movie version of Othello, there's a great one w Kenneth Branaugh as Iago.

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