Friday, November 23, 2018

2018 Challenge Completed: Back to Classics

Back to the Classics 2018
Host: Books and Chocolate (sign up)
January - December 2018
# of books: 6 - 12

✔ 19th century classic
Mary Barton. Elizabeth Gaskell. 1848. 437 pages. [Source: Bought]
✔  20th century classic
East of Eden. John Steinbeck. 1952. 601 pages. [Source: Bought]
✔ classic by a woman author
So Big. Edna Ferber. 1924/2005. Kessinger Publishing. 376 pages. [Source: Library]  
✔ classic in translation
The Ladies' Paradise by Emile Zola. 1883/2012. Oxford University Press. 438 pages. [Source: Library] 
✔  children's classic
Dream Life for Children. Mattie K. Foster. 1918. 178 pages. [Source: Read online]
✔ classic crime story
The Daughter of Time. Josephine Tey. 1951/1995. Simon & Schuster. 208 pages. [Source: Bought]
✔classic travel or journey narrative
Barracoon: The story of the Last Black Cargo. Zora Neale Hurston. Written in 1931. 2018. HarperCollins. 2018. 256 pages. [Source: Library]
✔ classic with a single-word title
Herland. Charlotte Perkins Gilman. 1915/1979. 147 pages. [Source: Bought]
✔ classic with a color in the title
Agnes Grey. Anne Bronte. 1847. 224 pages. [Source: Bought] 
✔ classic by a new-to-you author
My Antonia. Willa Cather. 1918. 336 pages. [Source: LIBRARY]
✔ a classic that scares you
Crime and Punishment. Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Translated by David McDuff. 1866/2002. 671 pages. [Source: Library]
✔ re-read a favorite classic
Framley Parsonage. Anthony Trollope. 1861. 573 pages. [Source: Bought]

© 2018 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews

1 comment:

Fanda Classiclit said...

Congratulations, Becky! You have read great novels for this challenge!