The Classic Spin

The Classics Club have just announced the ‘Classic Spin’ they said:

It’s easy. At your blog, before next Friday, November 17th, create a post to list your choice of any twenty books that remain “to be read” on your Classics Club list.

This is your Spin List. You have to read one of these twenty books by the end of the year (details to follow). Try to challenge yourself. For example, you could list five Classics Club books you are dreading/hesitant to read, five you can’t WAIT to read, five you are neutral about, and five free choice (favorite author, re-reads, ancients — whatever you choose.)

On Friday, November 17th, we’ll post a number from 1 through 20. The challenge is to read whatever book falls under that number on your Spin List, by December 31, 2017. We’ll check in here in January to see who made it the whole way and finished their spin book!

Having only just written my list for The Classics Club 5 year challenge I thought that this may be a great way to select my first read. As I;m on a book buying ban I’ve had to select books in this pile that I own or could definitely get from the local library. My selected 20:

I can’t wait to get to:
1.Revolutionary Road
2.Giovanni’s Room
3. Lady Audley’s Secret
4. The Well of Loneliness
5.How Green was my Valley
Been lurking on mount TBR forver:
6. Billards at Half-Past Nine
7. The Trial
8. The Man in the High Castle
9. Castle Dor
10. Tom Jones
Books that scare me:
11.House of Leaves
12. Don Quixote
13. Orlando
14. Jude the Obscure
15. Moby Dick
16.The Woman in White
17. The Count of Monte Cristo
18. Midnight’s Children
19. Antigone
20. Peter Pan



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