The Classic’s List

I recently realized that my Classic Club list is missing in action. I was surprised but not wholly so; last year was absolutely terrible and many a things went awry including my Classic Club membership and my list! But the very very kind moderators at the Club have taken me back in the fold and as a fresh start, I decided to add a new list, instead of going back to the old one. The idea fundamentally being that I will finish this list by February 3rd 2024

Reading by the Window by Charles James Lewis

Therefore, presenting, my newly refurbished, albeit, very very late book list – 

1 The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarrington
2 The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
3 The Odes by Pindar
4 The Wings of the Dove by Henry James
5 Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
6 The Upanishads
7 Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
8 Phineass Finn by Anthnony Trollope
9 The Eustace Diamond by Anthony Trollope
10 Phineass Redux by Anthnony Trollope
11 The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope
12 The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope
13 Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy
14 Wives and Daughter by Elizabeth Gaskell
15 Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens
16 So Big by Edna Ferber
17 The Rig Veday; Translated by Wendy Donier
18 As I lay Dying by William Faulkner
19 Grand Hotel by Vicki Baum
20 The Dream of the Red Chamber by Cao Xuequin & Chi-chen Wang (Translator)
21 Son Excellence Eugène Rougon by Emile Zola  
22 The Kill by Emilie Zola
23 I Capture The Castle by Dodie Smith
24 Tales of South Pacific by James A Michener
25 Mr. Harrison’s Confession by Elizabeth Gaskell
26 The Bucaneers by Edith Wharton
27 The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne
28 Kim by Rudyard Kipling
29 Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin
30 And Quiet Flows The Dawn by Mikhail Alexandrovich Sholokhov
31 The Bachelor by Stella Gibbons
32 First Love by Ivan Turgnev
33 The Sebastapool Sketches by Leo Tolstoy
34 A Country Doctor’s Notebook by Mikhail Bulgakov
35 Belinda by Maria Edgeworth
36 The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy
37 The Kreutzer Sonata by Leo Tolstoy
38 Tevye the Dairyman and Motl the Cantor’s Son by Sholem Aleichem
39 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
40 The Meghadūta by  Kālidāsa
41 Kumarasambhava by Kalidasa
42 Rajamohan’s Wife by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
43 Gora by Rabindranath Tagore
44 Gossip in a Library by Edmund Grosse
45 Daniel Deronda by George Elliot
46 Travels with Charlie by John Steinbeck
47 Staying on by Paul Scott
48  Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson
49 White Nights by Fyodor Doestoyesky
50 Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain