The Classics Club III

The Classics Club is a group of people who have listed a minimum of fifty classics and aim to read them within a specific time frame. This is my third list (the first list, 2012 - 2014, is here and the second list, 2014 - 2017, is here) and I aim to finish by 7th April 2022.

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Autobiographies and Memoirs

As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams
Cellini, Benvenuto - Autobiography
Lee, Laurie - Cider with Rosie
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques - Confessions
Shōnagon, Sei - The Pillow Book of Sei Shōnagon
Trollope, Anthony - An Autobiography


Burgess, Anthony - Shakespeare
Gaskell, Elizabeth - The Life of Charlotte Brontë
Lee, Hermione - Virginia Woolf
Pearson, Roger - Voltaire Almighty
Tomalin, Claire - Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man
Tomalin, Claire - Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
Woolf, Virginia - Roger Fry: A Biography


Boswell, James - Journals
Cooper, Alfred Duff - The Duff Cooper Diaries
Hughes, Ann - The Diary of a Farmer's Wife 1796 - 1797
Wordsworth, Dorothy - Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth 


Abélard, Peter and Héloïse - The Letters of Abélard and Héloïse 
Austen, Jane - Selected Letters
Montgomery, L. M. - My Dear Mr. M: Letters to G.B. Macmillan from L.M. Montgomery
Mosley, Charlotte - The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters
The Paston Letters
Woolf, Virginia - Letters vol. I: The Flight of the Mind
Woolf, Virginia - Letters vol. II: The Question of Things Happening
Woolf, Virginia - Letters vol. III A Change of Perspective
Woolf, Virginia - Letters vol. IV: A Reflection of the Other Person
Woolf, Virginia - Letters vol. V: The Sickle Side of the Moon
Woolf, Virginia - Letters vol. VI: Leave the Letters Till We're Dead

Non Fiction

Abelard, Peter - Historia Calamitatum
Asser - Life of King Alfred
Bell, Quentin - A New and Noble School: The Pre-Raphaelites
Burke, Edmund - Reflections on the Revolution in France
Engels, Friedrich - The Condition of the Working Class in England
Erasmus, Desiderius  - In Praise of Folly
Machiavelli, Niccolò - The Prince
Mayhew, Henry - London Labour and the London Poor 
Orwell, George - Down and Out in Paris and London
Orwell, George - The Road to Wigan Pier
Owen, Robet - A New View of Society
Pascal, Blaise - Pensées
Proust, Marcel - Against Sainte-Beuve
Ruskin, John - Selected Writings 
Smith, Adam - Wealth of Nations
Steinbeck, John - A Russian Journal
Tolstoy, Leo - The Sebastopol Sketches
Vasari, Giorgio - The Lives of the Artists
Wells, H. G. - A Short History of the World
White, Gilbert - The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne 

Novels and Novellas

Achebe, Chinua - Things Fall Apart 
Arnim, Elizabeth von - The Enchanted April
Bacon, Francis - New Atlantis
Balzac Honoré de - Cousin Bette 
Balzac, Honoré de - Eugénie Grandet 
Barrie, J. M. - Peter Pan
Bates, H. E. - The Pop Larkin Chronicles
Bernard Shaw, George - The Unsocial Socialist 
Burnett, Frances Hodgson - A Little Princess
Butler, Samuel - Erewhon
Butler, Samuel - The Way of All Flesh
Cervantes, Miguel de - Don Quixote
Cheng'en, Wu - Monkey 
Collins, Wilkie - Armadale
Constant, Benjamin - Adolphe 
Delafield, E. M. - The Diary of a Provincial Lady
Dickens, Charles - A Tale of Two Cities 
Dickens, Charles - Bleak House
Diderot, Denis - The Nun 
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor - Crime and Punishment 
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor - The Devils
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor - The Brothers Karamazov 
Dumas, Alexandre - The Three Musketeers
Early Fiction in England: from Geoffrey of Monmouth to Chaucer
Fielding, Henry - Shamela 
Fielding, Henry - Jonathan Wild 
Fielding, Henry - Tom Jones
Firbank, Ronald -  Vainglory: with Inclinations and Caprice
Flaubert, Gustave - Sentimental Education
Ford, Ford Madox - The Good Soldier
Forster, E. M. - Howards End
Gaskell, Elizabeth - The Cranford Chronicles 
Gaskell, Elizabeth - Sylvia's Lovers
Gibbons, Stella - Cold Comfort Farm
Golding, William - Lord of the Flies
Goldsmith, Oliver - The Vicar of Wakefield
Goncharov, Ivan Alexandrovich - Oblomov
Hardy, Thomas - Jude the Obscure
Huxley, Aldous - Brave New World
Inchbald, Elizabeth - A Simple Story 
Jerome, Jerome K. - Three Men in a Bummel 
Kerouac, Jack - The Dharma Bums
Kinglsey, Charles - The Water-Babies
Lawrence, D. H. - Lady Chatterley's Lover
Lessing, Doris - The Golden Notebook
Lewis, C. S. - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Lewis, C. S. - Prince Caspian 
Lewis, C. S. - The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Lewis, C. S. - The Silver Chair
Lewis, C. S. - The Horse and His Boy
Lewis, C. S. - The Magician's Nephew
Lewis, C. S. - The Last Battle
Laclos, Choderlos de - Les Liaisons Dangereuses
The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes and of His Fortunes and Adversities
Lindsay, Joan - Picnic at Hanging Rock
Malory, Thomas - Le Morte D'Arthur 
Márquez, Gabriel García - One Hundred Years of Solitude
Maugham, W. Somerset - The Moon and Sixpence
Maupassant, Guy de - Bel Ami
Meredith, George - The Egoist
Meredith, George - The Ordeal of Richard Feverel
Morris, William - Early Romances 
Nietzsche, Friedrich - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Nesbit, Edith - The Railway Children 
Neville, Henry - The Isle of Pines
Orwell, George - Coming Up for Air
Plath, Sylvia - The Bell Jar
de Quevedo, Francisco - The Swindler
Rand, Ayn - Atlas Shrugged
Ransome, Arthur - Swallows and Amazons
Ransome, Arthur - Swallowdale 
Ransome, Arthur - Peter Duck
Ransome, Arthur - Winter Holiday
Rhys, Jean - Wide Sargasso Sea
Richardson, Samuel - Pamela 
Sackville West, Vita - All Passion Spent
Sackville West, Vita - The Edwardians
Scott, Walter - Ivanhoe
Sewell, Anna - Black Beauty
Singer, Isaac Bashevis - The Slave
Spark, Muriel - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Spyri, Johanna - Heidi
Steinbeck, John - The Grapes of Wrath
Steinbeck, John - Tortilla Flat 
Steinbeck, John - Cannery Row
Steinbeck, John - Sweet Thursday
Steinbeck, John - The Wayward Bus
Steinbeck, John - The Winter of Our Discontent
Stendhal - The Charterhouse of Parma
Stendhal - Scarlet and Black
Sterne, Lawrence - A Sentimental Journey
Tolstoy, Leo - Childhood, Boyhood, Youth
Tolstoy, Leo - The Cossacks
Trollope, Anthony - Nina Balatka
Trollope, Anthony - He Knew He Was Right
Trollope, Anthony - The Vicar of Bullhampton
Trollope, Anthony - The Way We Live Now
Turgenev, Ivan - The Torrents of Spring
Turgenev, Ivan - A Sportsman's Sketches
Voltaire - Zadig and L'Ingénu
Walpole, Horace - The Castle of Otranto
Watson, Winifred - Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Waugh, Evelyn - Brideshead Revisited
Wells, H. G. - The History of Mr Polly 
Wharton, Edith - The House of Mirth 
Wharton, Edith - The Age of Innocence 
White, Antonia - Frost in May
Wilde, Oscar - The Picture of Dorian Gray
Woolf, Leonard - The Wise Virgins
Zola, Émile - The Mysteries of Marseille
Zola, Émile - Madeleine Férat
Zola, Émile - Fruitfulness 
Zola, Émile - Labour 
Zola, Émile - Truth


Barrie, J. M. - The Admirable Crichton
Barrie, J. M. - Dear Brutus
Behn, Aphra - The Lucky Chance
Centlivre, Susannah - The Wonder: a Woman Keeps a Secret
Farquhar, George - The Beaux' Stratagem
Hardy, Thomas - The Dynasts 
Hardy, Thomas - The Famous Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall
Lyly, John - Campaspe 
Lyly, John - Mother Bombie 
Manley, Delarivier - The Royal Mischief
Milne, A. A. - Belinda 
Milne, A. A. - Mr. Pim Passes By
Milne, A. A. - The Dover Road
Milne, A. A. - To Have the Honour
Pix, Mary - The Innocent Mistress
Shakespeare, William (Apocrypha) - Arden of Faversham
Shakespeare, William (Apocrypha) - The Merry Devil of Edmonton 
Shakespeare, William - Two Gentlemen of Verona
Shakespeare, William - The Merchant of Venice
Shakespeare, William - As You Like It
Shakespeare, William - All's Well That Ends Well
Shakespeare, William - Measure for Measure 
Shelley, Percy Bysshe - Prometheus Unbound
Strinberg, August - The Father
Strinberg, August - Miss Julia
Strinberg, August - Easter
Trotter, Catherine - The Fatal Friendship
Wilde, Oscar - The Duchess of Padua
Wilde, Oscar - A Florentine Tragedy
Wilde, Oscar - La Sainte Courtisane
Wilde, Oscar - Vera


Ariosto,  Ludovico - Orlando Furioso
Baudelaire, Charles - The Flowers of Evil
Camões, Luís Vaz de - The Lusiads
Gurgani, Fakhruddin As'ad - Vis and Rāmin
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Khayyám, Omar - Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám
Hardy, Thomas - Wessex Poems and Other Verses
Hardy, Thomas - Poems of the Past and the Present
Hardy, Thomas - Time's Laughingstocks and Other Verses
Hardy, Thomas - Satires of Circumstance
Hardy, Thomas - Moments of Vision 
Hardy, Thomas - Late Lyrics and Earlier with Many Other Verses
Hardy, Thomas - Human Shows, Far Phantasies, Songs and Trifles
Hardy, Thomas - Winter Words in Various Moods and Metres 
de Lorris, Guillaume and de Meun, Jean - Romance of the Rose 
Medieval English Verse
Milton, John - Paradise Lost
Milton, John - Paradise Found
Shakespeare, William - Sonnets 
Tennyson, Lord Alfred - Idylls of the King 

Religious Writings

Anselm of Canterbury - The Major Works
The Bhagavad Gita
The Desert Fathers - Sayings of the Early Christian Monks
The New Testament
The Cloud of Unknowing 
Eusebius of Caesarea - The History of the Church from Christ to Constantine 
Flaubert, Gustave - The Temptation of St. Anthony 
Gibran,  Kahlil - The Prophet
Gower, John - Confessio Amantis
Hilton, Walter - The Ladder of Perfection
Keble, John - The Christian Year
Laozi - Tao Te Ching
Rolle, Richard - Fire of Love
Thomas à Kempis - The Imitation of Christ
The Upanishads

Short Stories

Andersen, Hans Christian - Best Fairy Tales
Austen, Jane - Catherine and Other Writings
Borges, Jorge Luis - Fictions 
Classic Victorian and Edwardian Ghost Stories
Elizabethan Love Stories 
Flaubert, Gustave - Three Tales 
Gaskell, Elizabeth - Gothic Tales
Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm - Grimm Fairy Tales
Hardy, Thomas - Life's Little Ironies
Hardy, Thomas - A Changed Man and Other Stories
Joyce, James - The Dubliners
Mansfield, Katherine - Bliss and Other Stories
One Thousand and One Nights
Pushkin, Alexander - The Queen of Spades and Other Stories
Rackham, Arthur - The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book
Victorian Fairy Tales
Woolf, Virginia - Monday or Tuesday
Zola, Émile - For a Night of Love


Cobbett, William - Rural Rides
Mandeville, John - The Travels of Sir John Mandeville
Polo, Marco - The Travels of Marco Polo
Steinbeck, John - Travels with Charley

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