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message 1: by Nora (last edited Dec 09, 2016 10:20AM) (new)

Nora | 13 comments Old School:

1: Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll finished 05.02.16
2:The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne finished 19.08.16
3:Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen finished 04.12.16

New School:

4:Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind finished 16.01.16
5: Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie finished 13.01.16
6:1984 by George Orwell finished 02.07.16

Wild Card:

7:One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest byKen Kesey finished 03.04.16
8:Sternstunden der Menschheit by Stefan Zweig finished 17.10.16
9:Kafka am Strand by Haruki Murakami finished 27.04.16
10:Dubliners by James Joyce finished 14.07.16
11:A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
12: Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories by Truman Capote finished 07.01.16

Alternates:

1: Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald finished 10.09.16
2: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle finished 11.03.16


message 2: by Sarah (new)

Sarah 3 and 7 are among my all time favorite novels. I've been trying to get to Breakfast at Tiffany's for forever! Great list :)


message 3: by Nora (new)

Nora | 13 comments thank you! i hope i'll enjoy them as much as you did :)


message 4: by Susie (new)

Susie | 731 comments I have Dubliners and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland on my list too...it will be my first year in the Challenge.
I am looking forward to it!


Andrea AKA Catsos Person (catsosperson) | 1791 comments I've read a couple of titles on your list, but I read "Perfume" with this group this year and was surprised at how much I liked it.


message 6: by Desertorum (new)

Desertorum Someday I really need to get to Breakfast at Tiffany´s! My granny said it´s weird one :)


message 7: by Katy, New School Classics (new)

Katy (kathy_h) | 9189 comments Mod
Such a great list of books.


message 8: by Nora (new)

Nora | 13 comments Susie wrote: "I have Dubliners and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland on my list too...it will be my first year in the Challenge.
I am looking forward to it!"


it's also my first year :) good luck and have fun!


message 9: by Nora (new)

Nora | 13 comments Kathy wrote: "Such a great list of books."

thank you :)


message 10: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 587 comments Pride and Prejudice is on my challenge list as well. I considered Alice's Adventures in Wonderland but ended up not including it.

Lots of good choices here.


message 11: by Lesserknowngems (new)

Lesserknowngems | 103 comments An interesting list, some I know, some I don't. Just remember when reading Breakfast at Tiffany's to seperate the book and the film in your head. :)


message 12: by [deleted user] (new)

I also have Pride and Prejudice and 1984 on my challenge list this year. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Peter Pan are two of my favourite books. Good luck with your challenge :)


message 13: by Nora (new)

Nora | 13 comments Caroline wrote: "I also have Pride and Prejudice and 1984 on my challenge list this year. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Peter Pan are two of my favourite b..."

thank you :)


message 14: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4781 comments Mod
A very nice list, some wonderful selections.


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