Saturday, July 24, 2021

Back to the Classics Challenge 2021: Wrap-up post

***FANFARE***

 

Announcing my completion of the Back to the Classics 2021 Challenge

(hosted by Books and Chocolate)

 

***THUNDEROUS APPLAUSE***

 

***BOWS***

 

Thank ya, thank ya very much.

 

And here is my wrap-up. I completed all 12 categories.



 

19th Century Classic:


Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell





20th Century Classic:


Herzog by Saul Bellow




Classic by a woman author:


The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett




Classic in Translation (from French):


Journey to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdinand Céline




Classic by Black, Indigenous, Person-of-Color (BIPOC) author:


Journey to the West by Wu Chen'en




Classic by New-to-Me author:


Sybil, or the Two Nations by Benjamin Disraeli




New-to-Me Classic, by a favorite author:


Hard Times by Charles Dickens




Classic about an animal, or with an animal in the title:


Ratman's Notebooks by Stephen Gilbert





Children's Classic:


The Wonderful Adventures of Nils by Selma Lagerlöf






Humorous of satirical Classic:


The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh






Travel or adventure Classic:


Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie





Classic Play:


Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams











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6 comments:

  1. So many great books on your list -- Orient Express and Wives and Daughters are two of my all-time favorites. Congratulations on finishing, and thanks again for signing up for the Back to the Classics Challenge!

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  2. I'm impressed! Have you been on holiday for 6 months??

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    1. Nah...it's just that most of these were 300-400 pages.

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  3. Well done! I've been reading but not blogging. I need to catch myself up.

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    1. Yes...once in a while the blogging gets to be a chore. Better to read and not blog, than blog and not read IMO :)

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