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message 1: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6556 comments March 2018 Nominations - Old School Classics group read

1. Books that have already been featured as group reads and currently on our bookshelf are not eligible to be nominated.

Bookshelf link: https://www.goodreads.com/group/books...

2. Only books that were published before 1900 are eligible to be nominated in this section.

3. Only one nomination OR one second, per member. Only books that have been seconded will advance to polls.

4. Nominations will remain open until the 14th January, polls will open on the 16th and run until the end of the month.


message 2: by Bat-Cat (new)

Bat-Cat | 1300 comments I nominate The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot. :-)


message 3: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6556 comments I'm going to nominate Dangerous Liaisons by Pierre-Ambroise Choderlos de Laclos, published 1782, 404 pages.


message 4: by Brina (new)

Brina Pink, I will second that. It is in the book 500 great books by women.


message 5: by Loretta (new)

Loretta | 2668 comments I nominate Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon published in 1862 and 455 pages.


message 6: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6556 comments Thanks Brina!


message 9: by Piyangie (new)

Piyangie | 408 comments Loretta wrote: "I nominate Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon published in 1862 and 455 pages."

I'll second this one.


message 10: by Luffy (new)

Luffy (monkey-d-luffy) | 75 comments I second The Mill on the Floss. It's the only book here that I recognize.


message 11: by Bat-Cat (new)

Bat-Cat | 1300 comments Thank you, Luffy! :-)


message 12: by Carol (new)

Carol | 16 comments I nominate Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi.


message 13: by Ann (new)


message 14: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2451 comments I nominate Evelina by Fanny Burney.


message 15: by Teija (new)

Teija (neitit) | 9 comments I second Pinocchio.


message 16: by Candi (new)

Candi (candih) | 743 comments I will second Evelina :)


message 17: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2451 comments Candi wrote: "I will second Evelina :)"

Thanks, Candi :)


message 18: by Nathalie (new)

Nathalie | 325 comments I nominate Bel-Ami by Guy de Maupassant.


message 20: by Angie (new)

Angie | 571 comments I nominate The Misanthrope by Moliere. It is a classic French play published in 1666.


message 21: by Jehona (new)

Jehona | 182 comments Angie wrote: "I nominate The Misanthrope by Moliere. It is a classic French play published in 1666."

I'll second The Misanthrope.


message 22: by maja (last edited Jan 02, 2018 01:37AM) (new)


message 23: by [deleted user] (new)

I'd like to nominate The Red and the Black by Stendhal


message 24: by Angie (new)

Angie | 571 comments Jehona wrote: "Angie wrote: "I nominate The Misanthrope by Moliere. It is a classic French play published in 1666."

I'll second The Misanthrope."


Thanks, Jehona!


message 25: by Sam (new)

Sam (aramsamsam) | 304 comments I second A Connecticut Yankee ...


message 26: by Jack (new)

Jack | 15 comments I nominate Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe it's a legendary German play published in 1808


message 28: by Janet (new)

Janet (goodreadscomjanetj) | 852 comments Terris wrote: "I second The Mayor of Casterbridge."

Thanks again, Terris.


message 29: by Sarah (new)

Sarah (sasstel) | 426 comments Sam wrote: "I second A Connecticut Yankee ..."

Thanks!


message 30: by Ed (new)

Ed Ross | 9 comments Ann wrote: "I nominate Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy."

I will second Jude the Obscure.


message 32: by J_BlueFlower (new)

J_BlueFlower (j_from_denmark) | 1468 comments Jack wrote: "I nominate Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe it's a legendary German play published in 1808"

I second.


message 33: by Solange (new)

Solange | 54 comments Pam wrote: "I'd like to nominate The Red and the Black by Stendhal"

I'll second The Red and the Black by Stendhal.


message 34: by Michele (new)

Michele | 1008 comments Loretta wrote: "I nominate Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon published in 1862 and 455 pages."

I'll second that.


message 35: by Loretta (new)

Loretta | 2668 comments Michele wrote: "Loretta wrote: "I nominate Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon published in 1862 and 455 pages."

I'll second that."


Thank you Michele!


message 36: by Carol (new)

Carol (carolfromnc) I nominate Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand. First published in 1897. 240 pages.


message 37: by Vicki (new)

Vicki Cline Carol wrote: "I nominate Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand. First published in 1897. 240 pages."

I second this, love Cyrano.


message 38: by Carol (new)

Carol (carolfromnc) Vicki wrote: "Carol wrote: "I nominate Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand. First published in 1897. 240 pages."

I second this, love Cyrano."


Thank you, Vicki!


message 39: by Petrichor (new)

Petrichor | 300 comments I third Faust


So that we may perceive whatever holds
The world together in its inmost folds.



message 40: by Mercedee (last edited Jan 07, 2018 02:05PM) (new)


message 41: by Katy, New School Classics (new)

Katy (kathy_h) | 9312 comments Mod
Pink wrote: "I'm going to nominate Dangerous Liaisons by Pierre-Ambroise Choderlos de Laclos, published 1782, 404 pages."

I'll add a second to this one also.


message 42: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn | 702 comments Pink wrote: "I'm going to nominate Dangerous Liaisons by Pierre-Ambroise Choderlos de Laclos, published 1782, 404 pages."

I'll add a third second.


message 43: by Pink (last edited Jan 14, 2018 07:52AM) (new)

Pink | 6556 comments Here's where nominations stand with a few days left-

Nominated
Cousin Bette by Honoré de Balzac 1846, 468 pages

Seconded
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot 1860, 579 pages

Les Liaisons dangereuses by Pierre-Ambroise Choderlos de Laclos 1782, 448 pages

Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon 1862, 455 pages

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain 1889, 480 pages

Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi 1883, 262 pages

Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy 1895, 310 pages

Evelina by Fanny Burney 1778, 455 pages

The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy 1886, 445 pages

The Misanthrope by Molière 1666, 64 pages

The Red and the Black by Stendhal 1830, 608 pages

Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1832, 503 pages

Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand 1897, 240 pages

Bel-Ami by Guy de Maupassant 1885, 416 pages

The Princess of Cleves by Madame de La Fayette 1678, 192 pages

The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane 1895, 170 pages

Manon Lescaut by Antoine François Prévost d'Exiles 1731, 192 pages


message 44: by Alia (new)

Alia | 228 comments Seconding The Mill on the Floss.


Kelly_Hunsaker_reads ... | 273 comments I second Bel-Ami


message 46: by Karen (new)

Karen | 69 comments I'll second the Princess of Cleves


message 47: by Sue (new)

Sue K H (sky_bluez) | 3094 comments Alissa wrote: "I nominate The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane"

I'll second The Red Badge of Courage


message 48: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6556 comments Updated above.


message 49: by Tonia (new)

Tonia (yestonia) | 250 comments I'll second Manon Lescaut


message 50: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6556 comments Tonia wrote: "I'll second Manon Lescaut"

Updated above. Nominations close in a few hours.


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