Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Guardian 2 Challenge

Hosted by Jennie of Biblio File.
The challenge has 3 levels. I'll be committing to the third level. Reading five books from the seven categories. A list can be found here.

What I Read:

Family and Self:
Love: The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Science Fiction and Fantasy:
State of the Nation: North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
War and Travel:

My Options

War and Travel: Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini; Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini; She: A History of Adventure by H Rider Haggard; Black Beauty by Anna Sewell; Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott; War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy; Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift; Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson; Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe;

State of the Nation: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck; North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell; Main Street by Sinclair Lewis; Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe; Shirley by Charlotte Bronte; Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe; A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens; Little Dorritt by Charles Dickens; Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens; Sister Carrie by Theodor Dreiser; Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth;

Science Fiction and Fantasy: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams; Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury; A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs; Kindred by Octavia Butler; Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke;
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K Dick; Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman; The Forever War by Joe Haldeman; The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne; Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A Heinlein; Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes; The Monk by Matthew Lewis; The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien; A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain; The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole; We by Yevgeny Zamyatin

Love: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen; Persuasion by Jane Austen; Mansfield Park by Jane Austen; Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen; Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen; Mansfield Park by Jane Austen; Lorna Doone by RD Blackmore; Vilette by Charlotte Bronte; Adam Bede by George Eliot; Daniel Deronda by George Eliot; The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot; Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert; A Room with a View by EM Forster; Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell; Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Pierre-Ambroise-Francois Choderlos de Laclos;
Women in Love by DH Lawrence; Pamela by Samuel Richardson; Clarissa by Samuel Richardson; Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy; East Lynne by Ellen Wood;

Family and Self: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott; Evelina by Fanny Burney; The Awakening by Kate Chopin; Roxana by Daniel Defoe; The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith; Sons and Lovers by DH Lawrence; East of Eden by John Steinbeck; Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfield;

Comedy: Tom Jones by Henry Fielding; Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding; Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding; The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame; The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens;

Crime: Lady Audley's Secret by Mary E Braddon; The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins; The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins;

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