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Agnes | 2 comments Hey everyone.
My goal is to read 50 books this year, or at least 30 before january.
They must include:

-Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk
-Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear
-Kipling's science-fiction short-stories
-The House of Leaves by Danielewsky
-Short-stories by Roald Dalh
-H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds
-Everything is illuminated by J.Safran Foer
-The Time Machine
-Herman Melville's Moby Dick
-William Wilson by E.A. Poe
-The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
-Perdido Street Station by Mieville
- Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
- Lolita by Nabokov
- Shakespeare's Hamlet
- Beckett's Endgame
- The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
- Short-stories by F.S. Fitzgerald
- Dune by F. Herbert
- Suskind's the perfume



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Fantastic list of books to be read!


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Agnes | 2 comments Okay, time to check:
I didn't reach my goal for January :(
I did read 24 books but not thirty. I don't give up, and I WILL read (at least) 50 books this year!

Here is the list of Books already read:

-Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk
-Short-stories by Roald Dalh
-H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds
-The Time Machine
-William Wilson by E.A. Poe
- Lolita by Nabokov
- Shakespeare's Hamlet
- Beckett's Endgame
- The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
- Suskind's the perfume
- The Great God Pan (Machen)
- The Wasteland (Eliot)
- A Chapter in the History of a Tyrone Family (Le fanu)
-Emily Dickinson's poems (only 200 of them)
- Rhinocéros by Ionesco
- Tom Sawyer (Twain)
- Carmen (Prosper Mérimée)
- La vénus d'Ille (Mérimée)
- A street-car named desire (T. Williams)
- Living dead in Dallas (Harris)
- Club dead (Harris)
- Dead to the world (Harris)
-The Metamorphosis (Kafka)


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