Sunday, May 11, 2014

Classics Club Spin

It's time for a Classics Club Spin. Readers list 20 classics and the administrators pick a random number. Then you read the corresponding book! Any guesses for which book it will be?

1. The Winter’s Tale – William Shakespeare
2. Emma – Jane Austen
3. Moby Dick – Herman Melville
4. The Moonstone – Wilkie Collins
5. The Sun Also Rises - Ernest Hemingway
6. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day - Winifred Watson
7. Excellent Women - Barbara Pym
8. Under the Net - Iris Murdoch 
9. Wide Sargasso Sea - Jean Rhys 
10. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez 
11. If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler - Italo Calvino
12. A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving 
13. Kindred - Octavia Butler
14. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson 
15. Breakfast at Tiffany’s - Truman Capote 
16. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum
17. The Princess and the Goblin - George MacDonald
18. Doctor Zhivago - Boris Pasternak 
19. Song of Solomon - Toni Morrison 
20. And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie

                                        Will it be Willy Shakespeare or Agatha Christie??


  1. That's a great list - I loved Kindred, Emma and The Moonstone. Hope you get a book you are excited to try :)

    1. Thanks Sam. I'm happy to report that I'm pretty excited to read just about all of the books I picked. :)

  2. It's not even my list and I can't wait to find out. :) Hope you spin a good one!

  3. I've always wanted to read Wide Sargasso Sea thanks to my love for Jane Eyre, seeing it on your list had just reminded me.,...

    Good luck on Monday with the spin :-)

    1. I only read Jane Eyre recently but I've seen so much praise for Wide Sargasso Sea. I'm excited to read it!

  4. I'm kinda wishing I'd taken part now. Whine. lol

    1. I get the feeling your plate is already pretty full....:)