Classics Club

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Here is my list of 50 classics I plan to read by April 1, 2014. A lot of people are doing 5-year lists, but I decided to just go with 50 in two years and then do another 50 or whatever amount at that time.
  1. Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. Barry Lyndon by Thackeray
  3. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
  4. Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
  5. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte
  6. Don Quixote by Cervantes
  7. War and Peace by Tolstoy
  8. Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky
  9. Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
  10. Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte
  11. Kim by Rudyard Kipling
  12. Dubliners - James Joyce
  13. Tristram Shandy by Lawrence Sterne
  14. Les Miserable by Victor Hugo 
  15. Women in Love by DH Lawerence
  16. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  17. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  18. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  19. Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
  20. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  21. The Complete Works of Sherlock Holmes Vol. 1 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  22. The Good Soldier by Ford Maddox Ford
  23. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  24. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
  25. An American Tragedy by Theodore Drieser
  26. The Golden Bowl by Henry James
  27. Howards End by EM Forster
  28. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
  29. The Republic by Plato
  30. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  31. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  32. The Complete Works of Edgar Allen Poe
  33. The Decameron by Boccaccio
  34. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell
  35. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope
  36. Adam Bede by George Eliot
  37. Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens
  38. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
  39. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott
  40. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
  41. The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
  42. Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
  43. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
  44. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather
  45. Walden by Thoreau
  46. The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens
  47. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe
  48. The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton
  49. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  50. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories by Washington Irving
Okay, I realized I'm also planning on reading my favorite novels in 2013...which are almost all classics. So, I'm also adding these re-reads, to be completed in 2013.
  1. Wuthering Heights  
  2. Jane Eyre
  3. Vanity Fair
  4. Pride and Prejudice
  5. Bleak House
  6. I Capture the Castle
  7. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  8. Joy in the Morning
  9. Middlemarch
  10. The House of Mirth