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message 1: by Bron (new)

Bron (bron23) | 69 comments I have 13 books listed as currently reading that I have started at some point over the past years that I have put down and not gone back to due to lack of time rather than interest. So this year my challenge is to finish one of these off per month. Some of these are chunksters (I'm half way though Les Mis and only very early on in The Cairo Trilogy) so this is no easy feat necessarily for me along with everythintg else I already want to read, let alone what gets added to the list as I go.

Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
The Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk / Palace of Desire / Sugar Street by Naguib Mahfouz
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Paul, the Spirit, and the People of God by Gordon D. Fee
The Giving Gift: The Holy Spirit in Person by Thomas Allan Smail
Ask for the Rain: Receiving Your Inheritance of Revival Outpouring by Larry Sparks
No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison by Behrouz Boochani
A Quiet Belief in Angels by R.J. Ellory
Light in August by William Faulkner
The Plague by Albert Camus
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry


message 2: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

Brenda | 68736 comments Mod
Good luck Bron - what a daunting challenge!


message 3: by Icewineanne (new)

Icewineanne | 219 comments Definitely read A Fine Balance, an exceptional book!
Best of luck & happy reading Bron 🤗


message 4: by Infireads (new)

Infireads App: Rent Books at Rs.25/week (infireadsapp) | 2 comments Have Read Lolita!


message 5: by Wild (new)

Wild (wildchook) | 20 comments Good luck with your challenge Bron. I hope you get to make a big dent in that long list.


message 6: by Carol (new)

Carol | 55 comments Wow good luck - some hefty reading. A fine balance was one of my favourites so definitely give that a good go


message 7: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 721 comments Wow - some pretty hefty reading there! A very worthy challenge, and no doubt you'll feel real satisfaction by the end of the year. Best of luck!


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