Classics Club TBR

I have a problem.

I keep accumulating classic books!
I can't help it.
I'm attracted by lovely covers, serendipitous finds in second hand book stores and impulse purchases.

This is a place for me to keep track of these new additions to my TBR pile.

Absalom, Absalom by William Faulkner
Aeneid by Virgil
Agnes Grey by Bronte
Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington 
And Quiet Flows the Don by Mikhail Sholokhov
Armadale by Wilkie Collins
Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis  
L'Assommoir by Emile Zola

Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Beloved by Toni Morrison
The Berlin Novels by Christopher Isherwood
Best Short Stories by Guy du Maupassant
La Bete Humaine by Emile Zola
The Betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni
The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas
The Bright Side of Life by Emile Zola
The Buccaneers by Edith Wharton
Butterfield 8 by John O'Hara

Camilla by Frances Burney
Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
Cimarron by Edna Ferber
Civil to Strangers by Barbara Pym
The Children by Edith Wharton
The Complete Short Stories of Saki by H.H. Munro
Conquest of Plassans by Emile Zola
The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
Consuelo by George Sand
Corinne, or Italy by Staël
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
The Countess von Rudolstadt by George Sand
Cousin Bette by Honore de Balzac
Crampton Hodnet by Barbara Pym
Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell

A Dance to the Music of Time: Spring by Anthony Powell
A Dance to the Music of Time: Summer by Anthony Powell
A Dance to the Music of Time: Autumn by Anthony Powell
A Dance to the Music of Time: Winter by Anthony Powell
Dead Men Tell No Tales by Emile Zola
Death Comes to the Archbishop by Willa Cather
Death in Venice by Thomas Mann 
Death of the Heart by Elizabeth Bowen
Death of Ivan Ilyvich by Leo Tolstoy
The Debacle by Emile Zola
The Devil's Pool by George Sand
Dialogues and Essays by Seneca
Diary of a Nobody by George & Weedon Grossmith
Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope
Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Don't Tell Alfred by Nancy Mitford
Dracula by Bram Stoker
The Dream by Emile Zola

The Earth by Emile Zola
The Easter Parade by Richard Yates
Eleven Kinds of Loneliness by Richard Yates
Evelina by Frances Burney

The Forgotten Smile by Margaret Kennedy
The Forsyte Sage Vol 2 by John Galsworthy
Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope
Frederick the Great by Nancy Mitford
Frenchman's Creek by Daphne Du Maurier

A Game of Hide and Seek by Elizabeth Taylor
A Glass of Blessings by Barbara Pym
The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing
The Good Earth by Pearl S Buck
A Good School by Richard Yates
The Good Soldier by Ford Maddox Ford

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Hellenistic Lives by Plutarch
His Excellency Eugene Rougon by Emile Zola
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
The House in Paris by Elizabeth Bowen
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo

I Am a Cat by Soseki Natsume
Independent People by Halldor Laxness
Indiana by George Sand
(A) It's Raining in Mango by Thea Astley

Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier
Jane Austen's Letters
The Jew's Beech by Annette Von Droste-Hulshoff

Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset
Kusamakura by Natsume Soseki

The Ladies Delight by Emile Zola
The Last Chronicles of Barset by Anthony Trollope
The Last Days of Socrates by Plato
The Last September by Elizabeth Bowen
Laura: A Journey into the Crystal by George Sand
The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins
Less Than Angels by Barbara Pym
Lost Illusions by Balzac
A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas
A Love Story by Emile Zola
Lucy Gayheart by Willa Cather
Lust, Caution by Eileen Chang

Madame de Pompadour by Nancy Mitford
The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas
Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens
Marianne by George Sand
Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
The Masterpiece by Emile Zola
(A) Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson
A Memoir of Jane Austen by J E Austen-Leigh
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
Monday or Tuesday by Virginia Woolf
Money by Emile Zola
The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck
(A) My Love Must Wait by Ernestine Hill

Ninety Three by Victor Hugo
No Fond Return of Love by Barbara Pym
The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke
Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo

Old New York by Edith Wharton
One of Ours by Willa Cather
Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

A Palace Walk by Naguib Mahfouz
Pamela by Samuel Richardson
Parade's End by Ford Madox Ford
(A) The Pea-Pickers by Eve Langley
Peking Picnic by Ann Bridge
The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories selected by Micahel Newton
Pere Goriot (Old Man) by Honre de Balzac
Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde           
Plan for Chaos by John Wyndham
Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins 
Pot Luck by Emile Zola
The Princess de Cleves by Madame de Lafayette
The Professor's House by Willa Cather
The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford

Quartet in Autumn by Barbara Pym

Le Reine Margot by Alexandre Dumas
The Republic and Other Works by Plato
Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of the Soldier by Rebecca West
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
The Rise of Rome by Plutarch
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell

Sapphira and the Slave Girl by Willa Cather
The Secret People by John Wyndham
Seldom Seen by Sarah Ridgard
Shadows on the Rock by Willa Cather
Simone de Beauvoir: Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter
Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut
(A) The Slow Natives by Thea Astley
A Small House at Arlington by Anthony Trollope
Some Tame Gazelle by Barbara Pym
Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
A Special Providence by Richard Yates
Stoner by John Williams
The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin  
The Sun King by Nancy Mitford
Swann's Way by Marcel Proust

The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu
Tales From the Arabian Nights
The Talented Mr Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
(A) The Three Miss Kings by Ada Cambridge
The Time Machine by H G Wells
(A) The Timeless Land by Elenor Dark
The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass
This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Together and Apart by Margaret Kennedy
The Tortoises by Veza Canetti

Ulysses by James Joyce (yeah, I know, I'll never read this one, but it's been sitting on my bookshelf for years and I live in hope!)

Valentine by George Sand
The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackery
The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas
Views of Nature by Alexander Von Humboldt
Villette by Charlotte Bronte
Voltaire in Love by Nancy Mitford

War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
The Warden by Anthony Trollope
Washington Square by Henry James
The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollope
The White Guard by Mikhail Bulgakov
The Woman in the Dunes by Kobo Abe
The World of Yesterday by Stefan Zweig

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