Thursday, 16 February 2012

TBRs - yet another list

A General Reading List
Love, romance and sex
Barry Unsworth – Morality Play
Colette – Cheri
Gustav Flaubert – Three Tales
Ford Madox Ford – The Good Soldier
Henry Green – Loving
Doris Lessing – The Golden Notebook
Samuel Richardson – Pamela
Ivan Turgenev – First Love


Ivy Compton-Burnett – Manservant and Maidservant
Maria Edgeworth – The Absentee
Oliver Goldsmith – The Vicar of Wakefield
Virginia Woolf – The Waves

Rites of Passage
Alain-Fournier – Le Grand Meaulnes
Muriel Spark – Memento Mori

Heroes and anti-heroes
Sylvia Townsend Warner – Lolley Willowes

Making it

Honore de Balzac – Cousin Bette
Honore de Balzac – Lost Illusions
George Moore – Esther Waters

War, violence and conflict
Aphra Behn – Oroonoko
Danilo Kis – Garden, Ashes

A Sense of Place
J L Carr – A Month in the Country
Daphne du Maurier – Rebecca
Ronald Firbank – Valmouth
George Sand – The Devil's Pool

Invisible Worlds
William Golding – The Inheritors

Crime and Punishment
Daniel Defoe - Moll Flanders

(This list was compiled from The Rough Guide to Classic Novels)