Challenges 2015-2016

CHALLENGES 2015 - 2016

Back to the Classics Challenge



Hosted by Books and Chocolate you choose 3, 6 or 9 categories; I choose six: 

19th Century Classic - Austen, Jane - Sense and Sensibility
20th Century Classic - Greene, Graham - Our Man in Havanna
Classic by a Woman Author - Austen, Jane - Northanger Abbey
Classic in Translation - Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann
Classic Detective Novel - The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
Classic Short Stories - Chekhov, Anton - Five Great Short Stories


12 Month Classics Challenge
(Status as of 9 December 2016 - 9 of 12)

Hosted by You, Me and a Cup of Tea with a different theme every month. 

January - A classic you've always wanted to read - Our Man in Havanna by Graham Greene 

February - A classic you've always dreaded reading - Shirley by Charlotte Brontë

March - A classic you've been recommended - Kidnapped by R.L. Stevenson

April - A classic you've seen the movie/miniseries/TV show of - Poldark by Winston Graham

May - An American classic - Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut

June - A British classic - Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

July - A European classic (non-British) -   Nässlorna blomma (Flowering Nettle) by Harry Martinsson   

August - A modern classic - The Road by Cormac McCarthy

September - A children's classic - Pelle Svanslös i Amerika by Gösta Knutsson

October - A classic by a female author - Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

November - A classic by a male author - The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

December - A classic written under a pseudonym - Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

A Century of Books' Challenge

20th Century





This challenge is hosted by Simon at Stuck in a Book . Here is my reading list so far!

Reading list 57/100


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1 comment:

  1. Yes, it is quite nice, but for me it is really slow as you see. I always used to read older books but for the moment I seem to read only from 2000 onwards. Ok have to get better in 2013.

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