The 1001–The 1800s and back

Well, out of the 1001 books some dude says you should read before you die, I’ve read 43 out of the 157 listed from the 1800s:

1. The Awakening – Kate Chopin
2. The Turn of the Screw – Henry James
3. The War of the Worlds – H.G. Wells
4. The Invisible Man – H.G. Wells
5. Dracula – Bram Stoker
6. The Time Machine – H.G. Wells
7. Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy
8. The Yellow Wallpaper – Charlotte Perkins Gilman
9. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
10. Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
11. The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde
12. Kidnapped – Robert Louis Stevenson
13. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
14. Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
15. The Portrait of a Lady – Henry James
16. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
17. Middlemarch – George Eliot
18. Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There – Lewis Carroll
19. The Moonstone – Wilkie Collins
20. Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
21. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
22. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
23. The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
24. A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
25. Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
26. Villette – Charlotte Brontë
27. Moby-Dick – Herman Melville
28. The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne
29. David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
30. Agnes Grey – Anne Brontë
31. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Brontë
32. Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
33. The Purloined Letter – Edgar Allan Poe
34. The Pit and the Pendulum – Edgar Allan Poe
35. Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
36. Last of the Mohicans – James Fenimore Cooper
37. Frankenstein – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
38. Northanger Abbey – Jane Austen
39. Persuasion – Jane Austen
40. Emma – Jane Austen
41. Mansfield Park – Jane Austen
42. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
43. Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen

I’ve only got 2 out of 46 from the 1800s, thanks to Mrs. Nekola, my 9th & 10th grade English teacher.

1. A Modest Proposal – Jonathan Swift
2. Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift

And only 1 of the 13 from pre-1700.
1. Aesop’s Fables – Aesopus

Three books tonight for work! The first was a YA fantasy adventure that was plotted like a video game. The characters just had to make the right choice and follow the story path.

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