Friday, December 29, 2017

Year in Review: Top Ten Classics

This list is just new-to-me novels, not rereads.
  1. The Karamazov Brothers. Fyodor Dostoevsky. Translated by Ignat Avsey. 1880/2008. 1054 pages. [Source: Library]  
  2. Great Expectations. Charles Dickens. 1860. 640 pages. [Source: Library]    
  3. Twelve Angry Men. Reginald Rose. 1954/2006. 79 pages. [Source: Library]
  4. Your Sins and Mine. Taylor Caldwell. 1955/2017. Open Road Media. 105 pages. [Source: Review copy]   
  5. Uncle Tom's Cabin. Harriet Beecher Stowe. 1852. 438 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  6. Catch-22. Joseph Heller. 1961. 453 pages. [Source: Library]
  7. Camille. Alexandre Dumas, fils. 1848. Translated by Edmund Gosse. 254 pages. [Source: Library]
  8. Portrait of a Lady. Henry James. 1881. 656 pages. [Source: Bought]
  9. The Kellys and the O'Kellys. Anthony Trollope. 1848. 537 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  10. Carry On, Mr. Bowditch. Jean Lee Latham. 1955. 251 pages. [Source: Bought]
Bonus Category: Favorite Rereads:
  1. Barchester Towers. Anthony Trollope. 1857. 418 pages. [Source: Bought]
  2. Doctor Thorne. Anthony Trollope. 1858. 639 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  3. The Wretched. Victor Hugo. Translated by Christine Donougher. 1862/2013. 1456 pages. [Source: Bought]  
  4. Trumpet of the Swan. E.B. White. Illustrated by Fred Marcellino. 1970. 272 pages. [Source: Library]  
  5. Mandy. Julie Andrews Edwards. 1971. 320 pages. [Source: Bought]

© 2017 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews

1 comment:

Meredith said...

I could reread The Brothers Karamazov any day. Madeleine L'Engle named it her favorite book, and I can see why although it's not a favorite of mine. The themes are deep, and I love Russian literature.

I also love E. B. White. :)