Monday, July 27, 2009

Late Blooming Education

10:31 PM
I've recently discovered that I am not well read. Which is odd, because I LOVE to read. So I've decided to change that. Starting with a few of the classics. Here's my reading list, and I may have got a bit ambitious.

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Emma by Jane Austen
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Ulysses by James Joyce
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Through the Lookingglass by Lewis Carroll
Portrait of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Persuasion by Jane Austen
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Vanity Fair by William Thackeray
Adventures of Huck Finn by Mark Twain
Oliver Twist by David Copperfield
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Confessions by St. Augustine
Walden by Henry David Thoreau
Midsummer Night's Dream by Shakespeare
Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Sherlock Holmes by Athur Conan Doyle
Faust by Goethe
The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells
The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by R. L. Stevenson
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
1984 by George Orwell
The Prince by Machiavelli
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Finnegan's Wake by James Joyce
For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
Brave New World by Aldus Huxley
Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

I'm quite excited, but ask me in a year how this list is coming!

About the author

Joy Muldoon is a full-time missionary and part-time blogger. Read about her travels, adventures, and missions here!


Colleen said...

Sounds like a good list! You busted through HP, so I'm sure this should be a piece of cake!

Momma Hopes said...

you ARE ambitious! and your trip to cambodia is so inspiring - for the record. :)

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