Monday, January 01, 2018

2017 Back to the Classics Reading Challenge Wrap Up

I completed nine of the twelve categories for my reading challenge in 2017. When I started the challenge, I knew that I might not complete all of the categories and I am quite satisfied with the number that I completed. Here are all of the categories, what I read for them, and links to my reviews:

 1.  A 19th century classic - Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (finished 10/15/2017)

2.  A 20th century classic - The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club by Dorothy L. Sayers (finished 2/10/2017)

3.  A classic by a woman author - Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers (finished 2/15/2017)

4.  A classic in translation

5.  A classic originally published before 1800

A romance classic - Emma by Jane Austen (finished 2/23/2017)

7.  A Gothic or horror classic - Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier (finished 3/21/2017)

8.  A classic with a number in the title - The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan (finished 6/3/2017)

9.  A classic about an animal or which includes the name of an animal in the title - The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett (finished 3/10/2017)

10. A classic set in a place you'd like to visit - Five Red Herrings by Dorothy L. Sayers (finished 4/30/2017)

11. An award-winning classic The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton (finished 7/11/2017)

12. A Russian classic

I liked all of the books I read; my favorite books were Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier and Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers.

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