Saturday, May 30, 2009

Beowulf on the Beach Challenge


Books on the Nightstand is hosting the Beowulf on the Beach Reading Challenge. May 25, 2009 through September 7, 2009.
Read at least one book from the "Beowulf on the Beach" book list. (See below).

Reviews will be posted at Becky's Book Reviews

1. Middlemarch by George Eliot
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The list to choose from:

Homer (The Iliad, The Odyssey)
The Bible (The Old Testament, The New Testament)
Virgil (The Aeneid)
Ovid (Metamporphoses)
Anonymous (Beowulf)
Dante Alighieri (Inferno, Paradiso)
Giovanni Boccaccio (The Decameron)
Geoffrey Chaucer (The Canterbury Tales)
Edmund Spenser (The Faerie Queene)
William Shakespeare (Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth)
Miguel de Cervantes (Don Quixote)
John Milton (Paradise Lost)
Henry Fielding (Tom Jones)
Jane Austen (Pride and Prejudice)
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (Faust 1 & 2)
Alexander Pushkin (Eugene Onegin)
Honore de Balzac (Pere Goriot)
Charlotte Bronte (Jane Eyre)
Emily Bronte (Wuthering Heights)
Herman Melville (Moby Dick)
Charles Dickens (Bleak House, Great Expectations)
Gustave Flaubert (Madame Bovary)
Fyodor Dostoevsky (Crime & Punihsment; Brothers Karamazov)
Leo Tolstoy (War and Peace; Anna Karenina)
George Eliot (Middlemarch)
Henry James (Wings of the Dove)
Marcel Proust (Remembrance of Things Past)
James Joyce (Ulysses)
Thomas Mann (The Magic Mountain)
Franz Kafka (The Trial)
Virginia Woolf (To The Lighthouse)
William Faulkner (The Sound and the Fury)
Ernest Hemingway (A Farewell to Arms)
Henry Miller (Tropic of Cancer)
Richard Wright (Native Son)
Robert Musil (The Man Without Qualities)
Vladimir Nabokov (Lolita)
James Baldwin (Giovanni's Room)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez (One Hundred Years of Solitude)
Thomas Pynchon (Gravity's Rainbow)
Cormac McCarthy (Blood Meridian)
Toni Morrison (Beloved)

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