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message 1: by Erich C (last edited Jan 09, 2016 08:46AM) (new)

Erich C | 22 comments --Pre-1900--
Middlemarch
Dead Souls
Les Liaisons Dangereuses

--Post-1899--
Rebecca Finished before New Year so off the list for 2016. Outstanding!
Island
The Glass Bead Game

--Additional--
The Sot Weed Factor
The Tin Drum
The Remains of the Day
Sometimes a Great Notion
The Sound of Waves
334 Started but abandoned due to lack of plot and uncompelling characters. Why should I care?

--Alternatives--
Bend Sinister
Player Piano


message 2: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6554 comments Good luck. I loved Middlemarch and Rebecca, some great choices on your list :)


message 3: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4959 comments Mod
Welcome Erich, I hope you enjoy your challenge. I agree Pink Rebecca is a great read.


message 4: by Kathleen (new)

Kathleen | 3936 comments This is a very interesting list Erich. I'll be curious what you think of Dead Souls. I wanted to like it SO bad, but just couldn't get through it. Good luck!


message 5: by Laurie (new)

Laurie | 1656 comments I have only read 3 of these and I agree that Rebecca and Middlemarch are really good. Enjoy your challenge.


message 6: by Katy, New School Classics (new)

Katy (kathy_h) | 9558 comments Mod
I really want to read Dead Souls. You are tempting me to change my list :)


message 7: by Erich C (new)

Erich C | 22 comments Kathleen wrote: "This is a very interesting list Erich. I'll be curious what you think of Dead Souls. I wanted to like it SO bad, but just couldn't get through it. Good luck!"

Hi Kathleen, I'm just finishing The Brothers Karamazov, so hopefully I can keep my momentum.


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