Classics Club Spin #30

The Classics Club has announced another spin. To participate, members post a numbered list of 20 of the books from their personal lists, to be posted by this Sunday, June 12. The club announces a number, and that determines which book to read by Sunday, August 7.

So, with no more further ado, here is my list:

  1. The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole
  2. Cecilia, Memoirs of an Heiress by Fanny Burney
  3. The Moonspinners by Mary Stewart
  4. The Aeneid by Virgil
  5. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope
  6. Miss Mole by E. H. Young
  7. Weatherley Parade by Richmal Crompton
  8. Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie
  9. Love’s Labours Lost by William Shakespeare
  10. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  11. Merkland, A Story of Scottish Life by Mrs. Oliphant
  12. The Saga of Gosta Berling by Selma Lagerloff
  13. Grand Hotel by Vicki Baum
  14. The Deepening Stream by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  15. The Ten Thousand Things by Maria Dermoût
  16. Tis Pity She’s a Whore by John Ford
  17. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
  18. Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth
  19. Iza’s Ballad by Magda Szabo
  20. A Double Life by Karolina Pavlova

6 thoughts on “Classics Club Spin #30

  1. Helen June 11, 2022 / 1:04 pm

    I’ve read six of these and particularly loved The Moonspinners and Sleeping Murder. Good luck!

  2. FictionFan June 11, 2022 / 5:15 pm

    Ooh, it has to be Sense and Sensibility – come on, Spin Gods, do your duty! 😀

  3. Davida Chazan June 12, 2022 / 12:52 am

    Oh, Miss Mole is SO sweet! I’ve read a couple on this list (although I’m never sure if I’ve read a Christie or not – have to take a look at the plot to tell)! Return of the Native… a couple bloggers have said things that worry me if that gets picked. But I’m sure it will be fine. Happy Reading!

    • whatmeread June 12, 2022 / 3:29 pm

      That’s interesting. Hardy is fairly dark at times, but I have always liked him.

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