Victorians!

Some of the best books in the world were written and published in Great Britain between 1837 and 1901. What's not to love?

Dickens, the Brontes, Collins, Gaskell, Eliot & Hardy to name but a few. If you fancy chatting about your faves or joining in the group reads please come and join in. This is a friendly group of seasoned classics-lovers right through to those thinking about dipping their toe in the water (and everyone inbetween). Everyone is welcome!
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September 1, 2014
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October 13, 2014
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Group read September 1, 2014
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October 15, 2014



Showing 6 of 7 topics — 101 comments total
+ Miss Marjoribanks
Chapters 8-16 Sept 8- Sept 14
By Marialyce , Moderator · 17 posts · 18 views
last updated 9 hours, 20 min ago
Chapters 41 - 50. Oct 7 - 13
By Marialyce , Moderator · 8 posts · 14 views
last updated Sep 18, 2014 02:54AM
Chapters 17 -23. Sept 15 - Sept 21
By Marialyce , Moderator · 9 posts · 14 views
last updated Sep 15, 2014 07:15AM
Chapters 24 - 32. Sept 22 - Sept 28
By Marialyce , Moderator · 4 posts · 6 views
last updated Sep 15, 2014 01:19AM
Chapters 1 - 7 Sept 1 - Sept 14
By Marialyce , Moderator · 37 posts · 59 views
last updated Sep 14, 2014 07:20PM
Chapters 33 - 40. Sept 29 - Oct 6
By Marialyce , Moderator · 2 posts · 9 views
last updated Sep 11, 2014 04:29AM
* Why not be a group leader?
By Marialyce , Moderator · 11 posts · 51 views
last updated Aug 29, 2014 12:13PM
* Welcome to Victorians! Newbies Please Read.
By Boof · 1 post · 2458 views
last updated Jun 30, 2009 02:43AM
* Types of Reads in our Group
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 32 posts · 565 views
last updated Mar 06, 2013 07:27AM
* Introducing Ourselves
By Boof · 2030 posts · 1953 views
last updated Sep 15, 2014 09:46PM
Join us in discussion!
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 142 posts · 382 views
last updated Sep 02, 2014 03:51AM
Preparing for the No Name Read
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 54 posts · 118 views
last updated Mar 27, 2014 02:29AM
* Great Expectations: Discussion Schedule
By Denise , Moderator · 13 posts · 62 views
last updated Jul 19, 2014 02:05PM
Great Expectations: chs. 50 - 59
By Denise , Moderator · 12 posts · 30 views
last updated Sep 04, 2014 08:22AM
Great Expectations: chs. 11 - 19
By Denise , Moderator · 14 posts · 38 views
last updated Aug 22, 2014 08:03AM
Great Expectations: chs. 30 - 39
By Denise , Moderator · 13 posts · 28 views
last updated Aug 19, 2014 08:12AM
Great Expectations: chs. 40 - 49
By Denise , Moderator · 6 posts · 18 views
last updated Aug 18, 2014 03:13PM
Great Expectations: chs. 1 - 10
By Denise , Moderator · 47 posts · 66 views
last updated Aug 13, 2014 08:59AM
Showing 6 of 74 topics — 6,997 comments total
+ General Chat
* Help to Manage Spoilers
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 51 posts · 192 views
last updated Apr 14, 2012 04:40PM
So what Victorian novel is everyone reading at the moment?
By Sarah · 2818 posts · 1672 views
last updated Sep 10, 2014 10:53AM
(First world problems) Victorians novels that are...
By Tyler · 24 posts · 58 views
last updated Sep 10, 2014 10:04AM
Intimacy and Private Life in Victorian Literature
By Sara · 23 posts · 58 views
last updated Aug 26, 2014 06:03AM
Paperback/hard copy or ebook?
By Jennifer · 15 posts · 60 views
last updated Aug 20, 2014 09:09PM
Which contemporary authors do you love?
By Nathalia · 32 posts · 103 views
last updated Jul 19, 2014 05:09PM
* What is the folder about?
By Boof · 1 post · 105 views
last updated Mar 29, 2010 11:10AM
* Reference - all things Victorian
By Boof · 80 posts · 410 views
last updated Jun 13, 2014 02:37PM
How racist is too racist?
By Chris · 18 posts · 67 views
last updated Aug 26, 2014 06:00AM
Neo-Victorian Novels
By Darcy · 162 posts · 691 views
last updated Jul 02, 2014 05:33PM
Non-Fiction books to read together or discuss?
By Teresa · 7 posts · 42 views
last updated Mar 10, 2014 08:23AM
The Victorian Technological Revolution
By Gary · 8 posts · 95 views
last updated Feb 19, 2014 12:53PM
Showing 6 of 25 topics — 1,090 comments total
+ Authors
* Authors
By Boof · 51 posts · 351 views
last updated Aug 02, 2013 01:04PM
Anthony Trollope
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 69 posts · 199 views
last updated Apr 19, 2014 01:45PM
Wilkie Collins
By Alex · 72 posts · 197 views
last updated Feb 19, 2014 10:32AM
Help! Who wrote this book?
By Andy · 8 posts · 72 views
last updated Jan 14, 2014 04:14PM
The Brontes
By Boof · 183 posts · 479 views
last updated Jul 10, 2013 01:00PM
Help author Tom Piccirilli in his fight against brain cancer
By Chris · 9 posts · 76 views
last updated Nov 14, 2012 01:22PM
* What Goes Here?
By Silver · 3 posts · 37 views
last updated Mar 11, 2011 10:21PM
Victorian Poetry
By Boof · 49 posts · 233 views
last updated May 14, 2014 01:59PM
The Lady of Shallot
By Silver · 24 posts · 95 views
last updated Jul 31, 2013 02:07PM
The Hound of the Baskervilles
By Silver · 36 posts · 119 views
last updated Dec 27, 2012 11:19PM
The Defence of Guinevere by William Morris
By Silver · 2 posts · 40 views
last updated Oct 22, 2011 05:32AM
* An introduction {Updated}
By Boof · 21 posts · 177 views
last updated Feb 18, 2011 05:11PM
Victorian Factory Novels
By Diana · 11 posts · 47 views
last updated Jul 14, 2014 09:10PM
Help! Neo-Victorian novels
By Diana · 8 posts · 35 views
last updated Jul 04, 2014 05:25PM
Take off's of classics
By L.R. Green · 87 posts · 194 views
last updated Mar 03, 2013 07:12AM
The Quincunx
By Silver · 19 posts · 165 views
last updated May 02, 2012 11:48AM
The Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton
By Lindsay · 45 posts · 231 views
last updated Nov 02, 2011 05:43PM
* Mayor of Casterbridge: Discussion Schedule
By Denise , Moderator · 22 posts · 59 views
last updated Mar 20, 2014 08:01PM
Mayor of Casterbridge: chs. XXXVII - XLV (wk. 5)
By Denise , Moderator · 51 posts · 36 views
last updated Apr 30, 2014 11:59AM
Mayor of Casterbridge: Adaptations and Cultural References
By Denise , Moderator · 8 posts · 29 views
last updated Apr 27, 2014 07:48AM
Mayor of Casterbridge: Discussion Questions
By Denise , Moderator · 1 post · 18 views
last updated Apr 23, 2014 08:56PM
Mayor of Casterbridge: Favorite Quotes
By Denise , Moderator · 4 posts · 27 views
last updated Apr 22, 2014 12:53AM
Mayor of Casterbridge: chs. X-XIX (wk. 2)
By Denise , Moderator · 40 posts · 44 views
last updated Apr 21, 2014 11:25PM
* The Professor - discussion schedule
By Denise , Moderator · 16 posts · 64 views
last updated Oct 31, 2013 08:20AM
The Professor - chs. XXII - XXV (end)
By Denise , Moderator · 15 posts · 45 views
last updated Jun 09, 2014 09:47PM
The Professor - chs. XVI - XXI
By Denise , Moderator · 29 posts · 34 views
last updated Nov 16, 2013 06:54PM
Language woes?
By Jane · 19 posts · 71 views
last updated Nov 08, 2013 09:29PM
The Professor - chs. VIII - XV
By Denise , Moderator · 21 posts · 29 views
last updated Nov 01, 2013 01:44PM
The Professor - Preface & chs. I - VII
By Denise , Moderator · 19 posts · 47 views
last updated Oct 22, 2013 05:53PM
* North and South - discussion schedule
By Denise , Moderator · 3 posts · 73 views
last updated Oct 14, 2013 09:13PM
* North and South - the miniseries
By Denise , Moderator · 24 posts · 110 views
last updated Jan 20, 2014 11:38PM
North and South - Vol. II - chs. XVIII-XXVII (end)
By Denise , Moderator · 17 posts · 70 views
last updated May 28, 2014 10:42AM
North and South - Vol. II - chs. XI-XVII
By Denise , Moderator · 4 posts · 22 views
last updated Oct 14, 2013 08:44PM
North and South - Vol. II - chs. I-X
By Denise , Moderator · 6 posts · 30 views
last updated Oct 08, 2013 11:48AM
North and South - Vol. I - chs. XVIII-XXV
By Denise , Moderator · 18 posts · 45 views
last updated Sep 30, 2013 01:19PM
* The Pickwick Papers - discussion schedule
By Denise , Moderator · 17 posts · 75 views
last updated Jul 21, 2013 01:03PM
Pickwick - Nos. XIX-XX - chs. LIII-LVII (end)
By Denise , Moderator · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Aug 31, 2013 10:28PM
Pickwick - No. XVIII - chs. L-LII
By Denise , Moderator · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Aug 29, 2013 10:04PM
Pickwick - No. XVII - chs. XLVII-XLIX
By Denise , Moderator · 1 post · 15 views
last updated Aug 22, 2013 09:41PM
Pickwick - No. XVI - chs. XLIV-XLVI
By Denise , Moderator · 1 post · 12 views
last updated Aug 20, 2013 10:14PM
Pickwick - No. XIII - chs. XXXV - XXXVII
By Denise , Moderator · 3 posts · 19 views
last updated Aug 20, 2013 03:36PM
* Background, Notes, Announcements
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 9 posts · 113 views
last updated Dec 04, 2012 10:32AM
Lady Audley, Vol 3 Ch 9-10
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 13 posts · 75 views
last updated Dec 15, 2012 04:26AM
Lady Audley, Vol. 2 Ch. 10-13
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 37 posts · 74 views
last updated Dec 04, 2012 11:39PM
Lady Audley, Vol. 2 Ch. 5-9
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 14 posts · 61 views
last updated Nov 30, 2012 10:36AM
Lady Audley Vol 3, Ch 1-6
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 3 posts · 20 views
last updated Nov 24, 2012 07:53PM
Lady Audley, Vol 3 Ch 7-8
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 5 posts · 18 views
last updated Nov 23, 2012 06:42AM
Showing 6 of 6 topics — 175 comments total
+ The Aspern Papers
* Background Material (Spoilers Possible)
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 27 posts · 75 views
last updated Oct 17, 2012 06:17PM
Chap 8-9
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 52 posts · 30 views
last updated Oct 15, 2012 10:39AM
Chap 1-3
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 48 posts · 36 views
last updated Oct 13, 2012 03:34PM
Our October Discussions
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 11 posts · 41 views
last updated Oct 12, 2012 01:57PM
Chap 6-7
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 8 posts · 16 views
last updated Oct 10, 2012 12:57AM
Chap 4-5
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 27 posts · 21 views
last updated Oct 08, 2012 11:40PM
* Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 1 post · 29 views
last updated Jul 31, 2012 09:13AM
LLF, Ch. 13-15
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 3 posts · 50 views
last updated Aug 21, 2012 08:30AM
LLF, Ch. 1-3
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 6 posts · 33 views
last updated Aug 13, 2012 12:46PM
LLF, Ch. 4-6
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 2 posts · 15 views
last updated Aug 08, 2012 10:10AM
LLF, Ch. 7-9
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 1 post · 10 views
last updated Jul 31, 2012 08:46AM
LLF, Ch. 10-12
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Jul 31, 2012 08:44AM
* Publication Information
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 1 post · 23 views
last updated Jul 31, 2012 08:05AM
The Birthday of the Infanta
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 5 posts · 58 views
last updated Sep 01, 2012 05:45PM
The Fisherman and his Soul
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 12 posts · 41 views
last updated Sep 01, 2012 07:19AM
The Young King
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 3 posts · 55 views
last updated Aug 23, 2012 01:32PM
The Devoted Friend
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 12 posts · 69 views
last updated Aug 15, 2012 08:46AM
The Star-Child
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 2 posts · 17 views
last updated Aug 15, 2012 08:30AM
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+ Buddy Reads
* What are Buddy Reads all about?
By Silver · 7 posts · 305 views
last updated Oct 24, 2012 11:50PM
Phineas Redux: Chapters 1-5
By Renee · 13 posts · 11 views
last updated 20 hours, 27 min ago
Phineas Redux. Chapters 6-20
By Renee · 11 posts · 6 views
last updated Sep 16, 2014 05:33PM
Palliser Novels : Eustace Diamonds/Phineas Redux
By Renee · 34 posts · 42 views
last updated Sep 02, 2014 11:45AM
Phineas Redux. Chapters 66-80.
By Renee · 1 post · 7 views
last updated Aug 31, 2014 09:58AM
Phineas Redux. Chapters 51-65.
By Renee · 1 post · 2 views
last updated Aug 31, 2014 09:56AM
Showing 6 of 8 topics — 324 comments total
+ Thomas Hardy
* Thomas Hardy - Life & Work
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 8 posts · 143 views
last updated Oct 22, 2013 01:55PM
Tess, Phase the 7th; Ch 53-59
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 27 posts · 54 views
last updated Apr 17, 2012 07:41AM
Tess, Phase the 1st; Ch 1-11
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 107 posts · 94 views
last updated Apr 07, 2012 06:34AM
Tess, Phase the 4th; Ch 25-34
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 22 posts · 72 views
last updated Apr 01, 2012 03:29PM
Tess, Phase the 3rd; Ch 16-24
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 17 posts · 33 views
last updated Apr 01, 2012 03:25PM
Tess, Phase the 6th; Ch 45-52
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 17 posts · 38 views
last updated Mar 31, 2012 07:07PM
* Books we have read so far
By Boof · 8 posts · 576 views
last updated Dec 13, 2010 06:32PM
* Madame Bovary Background - spoilers possible
By Marialyce , Moderator · 22 posts · 88 views
last updated Jul 12, 2012 07:49PM
* Books we have read so far
By Boof · 1 post · 366 views
last updated Jul 02, 2009 06:56AM
Villette - Finished!! (*will contain spoilers*)
By Boof · 29 posts · 209 views
last updated Aug 18, 2014 03:00PM
Previous Group Reads
By Jackie Renee · 5 posts · 86 views
last updated Apr 02, 2014 02:09PM
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot Chapters 54~ the end
By Marialyce , Moderator · 24 posts · 42 views
last updated Dec 11, 2011 11:59AM
* Moderator Comment
By SarahC , Mod of Victorianism · 5 posts · 118 views
last updated Dec 23, 2010 02:11PM
Chris's 2011 Victorian TBR Pile
By Christopher · 17 posts · 104 views
last updated Aug 01, 2012 08:53AM
Victorian Challenge 2012 - Laura's Reviews
By Laura · 1 post · 76 views
last updated Dec 12, 2011 03:00PM
Martha's Victorian Challenge 2011
By Martha · 37 posts · 112 views
last updated Nov 19, 2011 05:10PM
Katrina's Victorian Challenge 2011
By Katrina · 1 post · 63 views
last updated Apr 11, 2011 11:34AM
Donegal's Victorians for 2011
By Donegal · 1 post · 59 views
last updated Mar 25, 2011 04:21PM
* Introduction
By Silver · 1 post · 51 views
last updated Mar 08, 2011 01:40PM
Jamie's Victorian Challenge- 2010
By Jamie · 23 posts · 146 views
last updated Jan 14, 2012 11:17PM
Joy's Victorian Literature Challenge
By Joy · 75 posts · 179 views
last updated Aug 27, 2010 12:30PM
Paula's 2010 Victorian Challenge
By Paula · 19 posts · 169 views
last updated Aug 22, 2010 10:30PM
DJ`s Victorian,Neo-Victorian,Not Quite Victorian and Not Quite Either Challenge
By DJ · 47 posts · 149 views
last updated Jun 25, 2010 01:16AM
Challenge Status Updates
By Joy · 27 posts · 74 views
last updated Jun 24, 2010 04:13PM
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Great Expectations
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Jude the Obscure
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The Mayor of Casterbridge
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No Name
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The Professor
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North and South
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The Pickwick Papers
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David Copperfield
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Vanity Fair
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Kim
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