Sunday, January 5, 2020

2020 Classic Bingo Challenge


Goodreads group, Catching up on Classics (and lots more!) hosts a Classic Bingo Challenge each year. The categories change each year. There is no deadline for joining in, so feel free. The categories this year are:



I’m shooting for Level Four Bingo: Filling out the entire board. The following are the titles I’ve chosen (subject to change):


B1: The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu *

B2: Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy *

B3: The Castle of Otranto: A Gothic Story by Horace Walpole *


B5: Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens *


I1: The Sign of the Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle *


I3: All’s Well that Ends Well by Shakespeare

I4: The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

I5: TheHouse on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson


N1: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë *

N2: The Sea, the Sea by Iris Murdoch

N3: At Swim Two-Birds by Flann O’Brien

N4: Twenty-six Men and a Girl by Maxim Gorky

N5: WideSargasso Sea by Jean Rhys *


G1: Phantastes by George MacDonald *



G4: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

G5: The Stranger by Albert Camus *


O1: Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

O2: Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey *

O3: Wherethe Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls *

O4: Greenmantle by John Buchan

O5: Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow



* (will also be used to complete the Back to the Classics 2020 Challenge)

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