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Classic Book List

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1. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
2. Dracula – Bram Stoker
3. Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
4. A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
5. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
6. War And Peace – Leo Tolstoy
7. Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
8. The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas [Pere]
9. A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
10. Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
11. Uncle Tom’s Cabin – Harriet Beecher Stowe
12. White Fang – Jack London
13. Tess Of The D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
14. The Importance Of Being Earnest – Oscar Wilde
15. The Art Of War – Sun Tzu
16. Siddhartha – Hermann Hesse
17. The Romance Of Tristan And Iseult – Joseph Bedier
18. Grimm’s Fairy Tales– The Brothers Grimm
19. Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
20. Doctor Faustus – Christopher Marlowe
21. The Odyssey Of Homer – Homer, Translated By Alexander Pope – Did Not Finish
22. Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
23. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte – Completed
24. The Last Of The Mohicans – James Fenimore Cooper
25. The Hound Of The Baskervilles – Arthur Conan Doyle
26. Confessions Of An English Opium-Eater – Thomas De Quincey
27. Prufrock And Other Observations – T. S. Eliot
28. The Turn Of The Screw – Henry James
29. The Moonstone – Wilkie Collins
30. Crime And Punishment – Fyodor Dostoevsky
31. On The Origin Of Species – Charles Darwin
32. The Count Of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas, Pere
33. Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
34. The Secret Agent – Joseph Conrad
35. Frankenstein – Mary Shelley
36. The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle
37. Cyrano De Bergerac – Edmond Rostand
38. Japanese Fairy Tales – Yei Theodora Ozaki
39. Ulysses – James Joyce
40. The Mayor Of Casterbridge – Thomas Hardy
41. The Iliad – Homer
42. Anne Of Green Gables – Lucy Maud Montgomery
43. The Works Of Edgar Allan Poe – Edgar Allan Poe
44. Aesop’s Fables – Aesop – Completed
45. The Castle Of Otranto – Horace Walpole
46. Don Quixote – Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
47. Sense And Sensibility – Jane Austen
48. Emma – Jane Austen
49. The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow – Washington Irving
50. Irish Fairy Tales – James Stephens
51. English Fairy Tales – Joseph Jacobs (Coll. & Ed.)
52. The Arabian Nights Entertainments – Andrew Lang
53. The Communist Manifesto – Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels
54. The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne
55. Moby-Dick – Herman Melville
56. The Phantom Of The Opera – Gaston Leroux
57. Paradise Lost – John Milton
58. The Return Of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle
59. Beowulf
60. Pamela, Or Virtue Rewarded – Samuel Richardson
61. The Picture Of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde
62. Peter Pan – James M. Barrie
63. Mansfield Park – Jane Austen
64. The Lost World – Arthur Conan Doyle
65. Persuasion – Jane Austen
66. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
67. The Prince – Nicolo Machiavelli
68. Around The World In 80 Days – Jules Verne
69. Beyond Good And Evil – Friedrich Nietzsche
70. The History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire – Edward Gibbon
71. Book Of Nonsense – Edward Lear
72. Dorothy And The Wizard In Oz – L. Frank Baum
73. Northanger Abbey – Jane Austen
74. The Island Of Doctor Moreau – H. G. Wells
75. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea – Jules Verne
76. Through The Looking-Glass – Lewis Carroll
77. Myth, Ritual, And Religion, Vol.1 – Andrew Lang
78. The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson
79. The Secret Adversary – Agatha Christie
80. The Canterbury Tales And Other Poems – Geoffrey Chaucer
81. The Man Who Knew Too Much – G.K. Chesterton
82. The Lady Of The Lake – Sir Walter Scott
83. The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer – Mark Twain
84. The Metamorphosis – Franz Kafka
85. The Princess And The Goblin – George MacDonald
86. On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience – Henry David Thoreau
87. The Call Of The Wild – Jack London
88. The Sea Wolf – Jack London
89. The Souls Of Black Folk – W. E. B. Du Bois
90. Tales From Shakespeare – Charles And Mary Lamb
91. Memoirs Of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
92. The Jungle Book – Rudyard Kipling
93. The Republic – Plato
94. Of Human Bondage – W. Somerset Maugham
95. Middlemarch – George Eliot
96. Twenty Years After – Alexandre Dumas, Pere
97. The Prince And The Pauper – Mark Twain
98. Four Arthurian Romances – Chretien de Troyes
99. Dubliners – James Joyce
100. The Idiot – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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16 comments on “Classic Book List

  1. The Classics Club
    January 15, 2013

    Welcome to the club! I just finished re-reading Little Women and it was more wonderful than I’d remembered!

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    • ebookclassics
      January 16, 2013

      Thank you for the warm welcome! Thrilled to be joining everyone on this liteary adventure.

      Ooh, looking forward to reading Little Women. I’ll keep an eye out for your review.

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  2. Mabel
    February 4, 2013

    Little Women is a favorite of mine. 🙂 Sense & Sensibility? EXCELLENT!

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    • ebookclassics
      February 5, 2013

      Love both of these movies, so looking forward to reading the books. Definitely my cup of tea.

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  3. Carolyn O
    December 30, 2013

    I’m doing a PL readalong this January and February if you want to cross that one off your list 🙂 Happy New Year!

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  4. Cleo @ Classical Carousel
    January 11, 2014

    Oooo, you made it through Moby Dick! Congratulations!

    The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire! Do you plan to read all of it, or an abridged version? I have been dying to read it since I was a teen but it is intimidating, so intimidating that I don’t think I even have it on my lists anymore. I really need to put it back on.

    The Classics Club challenge is so helpful for keeping us focused. Happy reading!

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    • ebookclassics
      January 13, 2014

      Moby Dick was a big book, I had to push myself at times, but it was worth it and it was probably one of my favourite reads from last yer.

      LOL … I didn’t even realize I had the Roman Empire book on my list. My reading list is based on 100 preloaded books on my ereader. I will probably read whichever version I can download for free! 🙂

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  5. Piyush Chourasia
    March 26, 2014

    Very nice list, I have read 54 of these, and many more are on my TBR. What is the time frame you are looking at, for finishing all of the 100?

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    • ebookclassics
      March 26, 2014

      Thanks for stopping by! I originally set a goal of 2015, but I’m pretty sure I won’t be finished until maybe 2017-2018 at the rate I’m reading. What classic(s) are you reading right now?

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      • Piyush Chourasia
        March 27, 2014

        I am currently reading Bleak House, which I should be able to finish in March. Unfortunately, I probably will not have any lined up for April, April promises to be more of a Sci-Fi / Dystopia month, with Atwood, Iain M Banks, Bujold, Veronica Roth (among others) lined up.

        I do have a list of 250 Classics on my blog I intend to chip away over the next few years.

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        • ebookclassics
          March 29, 2014

          Dickens is a writer I feel I should more of and there are usually quite a few reading events for him, but I haven’t participated in anything this year. I will try to read at least of one of his books. I’m a big fan of dystopian fiction too so I look forward to reading your reviews. I actually just published a guest post by another blogger who read Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Do you like classic dystopian?

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          • Piyush Chourasia
            March 31, 2014

            I very much do – classics, dystopian, classic dystopian – I read them all! I think your friend liked Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep as much as I did, but when it comes to the movie version – Bladerunner – our opinions are poles apart. In my humble opinion, Bladerunner is the best Sci-Fi movie ever made, and while it is only loosely based on the book, I thought it to be one of those rare movies which are better than the book!

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            • ebookclassics
              April 1, 2014

              You and my husband would be on the same team, as he loves Blade Runner. Although, he hasn’t read the book, but I doubt that would change his mind.

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              • If he is a true fan, I don’t think he would change his opinion either.

                My reading plans for April are up, less diverse than I would have liked, with 3 Sci-Fi and 2 Dystopian books among my planned 7 for the month.

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