Classics

Books Read (Classic Literature)

A selection of classics I've read through the years, organized first by author, then by date read (most recently read books at the bottom of each listing).


Alcott, Louisa May
  • Little Women
  • Little Men

Alighieri, Dante


Austen, Jane
  • Sense and Sensibility
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Emma
  • Mansfield Park
  • Northanger Abbey
  • Persuasion
  • Love and Freindship [sic]

Barrie, J. M. 

Baum, L. Frank


Benson, Robert Hugh

Bierce, Ambrose
  • "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"

Boyle, Frederick


Bronte; Charlotte, Emily, and Anne
    • Jane Eyre
    • Wuthering Heights
    • Villette
    • Shirley
    • Agnes Grey

    Brown, Charles Brockden

    Browning, Robert

    Burnett, Frances Hodgson
    • The Secret Garden
    • A Little Princess (abridged)

    Capote, Truman

    Carroll, Lewis

    Chekov, Anton

    Chesterton, G. K.

    Christie, Agatha
    • Miss Marple
      • The Thirteen Problems
      • The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side
      • A Caribbean Mystery
      • Nemesis
      • 4.50 from Paddington, or What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw!
      • The Body in the Library
      • A Murder is Announced
      • They Do It with Mirrors, or Murder With Mirrors
      • A Pocket Full of Rye
      • At Bertram's Hotel
      • The Moving Finger
      • The Murder at the Vicarage
      • Sleeping Murder
    • Tommy and Tuppence
      • N or M?
      • By the Pricking of My Thumbs
      • The Secret Adversary
      • Postern of Fate
      • Partners in Crime
    • Hercule Poirot
      • The Murder of Roger Acroyd
      • Death on the Nile  
      • Curtain
      • Thirteen At Dinner, or Lord Edgware Dies
      • The ABC Murders, or Alphabet Murders
      • The Murder on the Links
      • Elephants Can Remember 
      • Cards on the Table
      • Murder on the Orient Express, or Murder in the Calais Coach
      • Hercule Poirot’s Christmas,or Murder for Christmas, or Holiday for Murder
      • Hercule Poirot’s Casebook (short stories)
                        •    Poirot Investigates
                        •    Dead Man’s Mirror
                        •    The Regatta Mystery
                        •    The Labors of Hercules
                        •    Three Blind Mice
                        •    The Under Dog
                        •    Double Sin
      • Third Girl
      • Poirot Loses a Client, or Dumb Witness
      • Evil Under the Sun
      • The Hollow, or Murder After Hours
      • Funerals Are Fatal, or After the Funeral
      • Crooked House
      • Hickory Dickory Dock, or Hickory Dickory Death
      • Peril at End House
      • Mrs. McGinty’s Dead
      • The Mystery of the Blue Train
      • The Patriotic Murders, or One, Two, Buckle My Shoe, or An Overdose of Death
      • There is a Tide, or Taken At the Flood
      • Dead Man’s Folly
      • Murder in Three Acts, or Three Act Tragedy
      • Death in the Air, or Death in the Clouds
      • The Big Four
    • The Witness for the Prosecution
    • And Then There Were None, or Ten Little Indians
    • The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Mysteries
    • Ordeal by Innocence
    • The Pale Horse
    • The Mysterious Mr Quin

    Collins, Wilkie
    • The Woman in White - skim read

    Collodi, Carlo
    • Pinocchio

    Conrad, Joseph

    Cooper, James Fenimore

    Corbeau, Adrien Le


    Crane, Stephen
    • The Red Badge of Courage

    Dickens, Charles
    • Great Expectations
    • Oliver Twist
    • Nicholas Nickleby
    • Martin Chuzzlewit
    • The Old Curiosity Shop
    • Our Mutual Friend
    • A Tale of Two Cities
    • "Hunted Down"

    Dickinson, Emily


    Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

    Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan 
      • Sherlock Holmes
        • A Study in Scarlet
        • The Sign of Four
        • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
        • The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
        • The Hound of the Baskervilles
        • The Return of Sherlock Holmes
        • His Last Bow
        • The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
        • Two Parodies by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
                          •    The Field Bazaar
                          •    How Watson Learned the Trick
      • The Complete Brigadier Gerard
      • The Refugees
      • The White Company
      • Sir Nigel
      • Professor Challenger
        • The Lost World
        • When the World Screamed
        • The Disintegration Machine
        • The Poison Belt

      Dumas, Alexandre
      • The Tale of the Nutcracker

      Du Maurier, Daphne
      • Rebecca

      Eliot, George
      • Silas Marner

      Endo, Shusaku

      Faulkner, William

      Fitzgerald, F. Scott

      Forester, C. S.
      • Horatio Hornblower
        • Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
        • Lieutenant Hornblower

      Forster, E. M.

      Gaskell, Elizabeth
      • North & South

      Gilman, Charlotte Perkins
        • "The Yellow Wallpaper"

        Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

          Golding, William

          Grossmith, George
          • The Diary of a Nobody

          Haggard, H. Rider

          Hardy, Thomas
          • Far From the Madding Crowd

          Hawthorne, Nathaniel

          Hemingway, Ernest
          • The Old Man and the Sea
          • The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories (Read all of them except "The Snows of Kilimanjaro," "Fifty Grand," and "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber.")

          Henty, G. A.
          • In Freedom’s Cause
          • In the Reign of Terror
          • Under Drake's Flag
          • Winning His Spurs

          Hoffmann, E. T. A.

          Homer
          • The Odyssey

          Ibsen, Henrik
          • An Enemy of the People

          Irving, Washington

          Ishiguro, Kazuo

          Jerome, Jerome K.

          Kafka, Franz


          Kierkegaard, Søren 

            Kipling, Rudyard


            Krzhizhanovsky, Sigizmund
            • Memories of the Future


            Lindsay, Joan


            Lee, Harper


            Leroux, Gaston
            • The Phantom of the Opera


            Lewis, C.S.

              Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

              London, Jack

              Machiavelli, Niccolo


              Márai, Sándor

              Marryat, Captain Frederick
              • Percival Keene

              Melville, Herman

              Miller, Arthur

              Montgomery, Lucy Maud
              • Anne Shirley
                • Anne of Green Gables
                • Anne of Avonlea
                • Anne of the Island
                • Anne of Windy Poplars, or Anne of Windy Willows*  
                • Anne's House of Dreams   
                • Anne of Ingleside   
                • Rainbow Valley   
                • Rilla of Ingleside*
              *Am 98% sure I read these.  It was so many years ago, I don't much remember. 

              More, Sir Thomas

              Nordoff, Charles; and Hall, James Norman
              • The Bounty Trilogy





              O'Connor, Flannery

              Orczy, Baroness Emmuska
              • The Scarlet Pimpernel
              • El Dorado

              Poe, Edgar Allan

              Pólya, George

              Pushkin, Alexander

              Rand, Ayn

              Robida, Albert


              Salten, Felix
              • Bambi: A Life in the Woods

              Scott, Sir Walter
              • Ivanhoe

              Shakespeare, William

              Shaw, George Bernard
              • Too True to be Good

              Shelley, Mary and Percy
              • Frankenstein

              Shiga, Naoya
              • The Paper Door and Other Stories


              Stevenson, Robert Louis

              Stoker, Bram

              Sun Tzu

              Tolkien, J. R. R.

              Tranströmer, Tomas

              Turgenev, Ivan

              Twain, Mark
              • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
              • Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc
              • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

              Unknown

              Verne, Jules

              Wallace, Lew
              • Ben-Hur

              Wallis, Velma
              • Two Old Women

                Wells, H. G.
                • The Time Machine
                • Short Stories
                  • The Flowering of the Strange Orchid
                  • In the Avu Observatory

                Wilde, Oscar

                Wodehouse, P. G.

                Woolf, Virginia

                Wordsworth, William

                  Yonge, Charlotte Mary
                  • The Heir of Redclyffe

                  Zamyatin, Yevgeny

                  Zola, Émile

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