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Back to the Classics Challenge 2013


Yay, Back to the Classics Challenge 2013 by Sarah Reads Too Much is here! The challenge comes with more interesting categories for the following year. Great job, Sarah!

Here is my reading list for the challenge:

The Required Categories:

  1. A 19th Century Classic >> Therese Raquin by Emile Zola –> #1 READ and reviewed
  2. A 20th Century Classic >> Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury –> #3 READ and reviewed
  3. A Pre-18th or 18th Century Classic >> Oedipus Rex by Sophocles –> #6 READ
  4. A Classic that relates to the African-American Experience >> Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  5. A Classic Adventure >> The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas –> #4 READ and reviewed
  6. A Classic that prominently features an Animal >> Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White –> #7 READ

Optional Categories:

A.  Re-read a Classic >> Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

B.  A Russian Classic >> The Kreutzer Sonata by Leo Tolstoy –> #5 READ

C.  A Classic Non-Fiction title >> The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

D.  A Classic Children’s/Young Adult title >> The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain –> #2 READ and reviewed

E.  Classic Short Stories >> A short stories collection by Anton Chekov or Guy de Maupassant


5 thoughts on “Back to the Classics Challenge 2013

  1. We will read three of them together… 🙂
    And I’m curious with The Prince, can’t wait to read your thoughts about it, it’s not to long isn’t it?

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