Penguin Book Challenge 100-Classics

Okay. As if I could *ever* pass up a book challenge?

Let’s see how many of these things I’ve actually read.

Strikethrough means read. Bold means owned. Italics means saw the movie.

1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey

2. Diary of a Madman and Other Stories – Nikolai Gogol

3. Wide Sargasso Sea – Jean Rhys

4. Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

5. Notes From Underground – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

6. Story of the Eye – Georges Bataille

7. Spy In House Of Love: V4 In Nin’S Continuous Novel – Anais Nin

8. Lady Chatterly’s Lover – D.H.Lawrence

9. Venus in Furs – Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

10. The Canterbury Tales – Geoffrey Chaucer

11. The Karamazov Brothers – Fyodor Dostoevsky

12. Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad

13. Diamonds Are Forever – Ian Fleming

14. The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov

15. The Secret Agent – Joseph Conrad

16. A Room With a View – E. M. Forster

17. Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte

18. Don Juan – Lord George Gordon Byron

19. Love in a Cold Climate- Nancy Mitford

20. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Tennessee Williams

21. David Copperfield – Charles Dickens

22. Middlemarch – George Eliot

23. She: A History of Adventure – H. Rider Haggard

24. The Fight – by Norman Mailer

25. No Easy Walk to Freedom – Nelson Mandela

26. Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck

27. The Age of Innocence – Edith Wharton

28. Notre-Dame of Paris (The Hunchback of Notre Dame) – Victor Hugo

29. Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy

30. The Old Curiosity Shop – Charles Dickens

31. Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson

32. Bram Stoker’s Dracula – Bram Stoker

33. Frankenstein – Mary Shelley

34. The Castle of Otranto – Horace Walpole

35. The Turn of the Screw – Henry James

36. Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray

37. Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov

38. Baby doll – Tennessee Williams

39. Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Truman Capote

40. Emma – Jane Austen

41. On the Road – Jack Kerouac

42. The Odyssey – Homer (partial credit)

43. The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck

44. Three Men in a Boat – Jerome K. Jerome

45. Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll

46. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

47. Vile Bodies – Evelyn Waugh

48. The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

49. The Beautiful and Damned – F. Scott Fitzgerald

50. Against Nature – Joris-Karl Huysmans

51. The Autobiography of Malcolm X – Malcolm X (ed. 2/23/14 partial credit)

52. The Outsider – Albert Camus

53. Animal Farm – George Orwell

54. The Communist Manifesto – Karl Marx

55. Les Misérables – Victor Hugo

56. The Time Machine – H. G. Wells (ed. 2/23/14)

57. The Man in the High Castle – Philip K. Dick

58. The Invisible Man – H.G. Wells (ed. 2.23.14)

59. The Day of the Triffids – John Wyndham

60. We – Yevgeny Zamyatin

61. A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess

62. Hell’s Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga – Hunter S. Thompson

63. A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens

64. Another Country – James Baldwin

65. In Cold Blood – Truman Capote

66. Junky: The Definitive Text of Junk – William S. Burroughs

67. The Moonstone – Wilkie Collins

68. Confessions of an English Opium Eater – Thomas De Quincey

69. Subterraneans – Jack Kerouac

70. Monsieur Monde Vanishes – Georges Simenon

71. Nineteen Eighty-four – George Orwell

72. The Monkey Wrench Gang – Edward Abbey

73. The Prince – Niccolo Machiavelli (ed. 2/23/14)

74. Bound for Glory – Woody Guthrie

75. Death of a Salesman – Arthur Miller

76. Maigret and the Ghost – Georges Simenon

77. The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins

78. The Big Sleep – Raymond Chandler

79. A Study in Scarlet – Arthur Conan, Sir Doyle

80. The Thirty-Nine Steps – John Buchan

81. Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert

82. Therese Raquin – Ãmile Zola

83. Les Liaisons dangereuses – Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

84. The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne

85. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy

86. I, Claudius : From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Born 10 B.C., Murdered and Deified A.D. 54 – Robert Graves

87. Hangover Square – Patrick Hamilton

88. The Beggar’s Opera – John Gay

89. The Twelve Caesars – Suetonius

90. Guys and Dolls – Hal Leonard Corporation

91. Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson

92. The Iliad of Homer – Homer (partial credit)

93. The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas

94. From Russia with Love – Ian Fleming

95. War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy

96. Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons

97. The Diary of a Nobody – George Grossmith

98. Pickwick Papers – Charles Dickens

99. Scoop – Evelyn Waugh

100. Lucky Jim – Kingsley Amis

Wow. Only 15. That’s sort of sad. How many have you read?

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