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
  • Adam Bede | George Eliot
  • The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rügen by Elizabeth von Arnim (eReader)
  • Aeneid by Virgil
  • Agnes Grey by Bronte
  • Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington 
  • And Quiet Flows the Don by Mikhail Sholokhov
  • The Annals by Tacitus
  • The April Baby’s Book of Tunes by Elizabeth von Arnim (eReader)
  • Armadale by Wilkie Collins
  • Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis 
  • (A) At Midnight & Other Stories by Ada Cambridge
  • Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope
  • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  • Beloved by Toni Morrison
  • La Bete Humaine by Emile Zola
  • The Betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni
  • The Black Robe | Wilkie Collins
  • The Bright Side of Life by Emile Zola
  • Camilla by Frances Burney
  • The Children by Edith Wharton
  • Colonel Chabert by Honore de Balzac
  • The Complete Short Stories of Saki by H.H. Munro
  • (A) Coonaroo by Katharine Susannah Prichard
  • Conquest of Plassans by Emile Zola
  • The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
  • Consuelo by George Sand
  • Corinne, or Italy by Staël
  • 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
  • The Debacle by Emile Zola
  • Delta of Venus | Anais Nin
  • The Devil’s Pool by George Sand
  • Dialogues and Essays by Seneca
  • The Diary of a Mad Old Man by Junichiro Tanisaki
  • Diary of a Nobody by George & Weedon Grossmith
  • Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope
  • Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens
  • Don’t Look Now and other short stories by Daphne Du Maurier
  • Don’t Tell Alfred by Nancy Mitford
  • (A) Down in the World by Mary Gaunt
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • The Dream by Emile Zola
  • Dust Tracks on a Road | Zora Neale Hurston
  • The Earth by Emile Zola
  • The Easter Parade by Richard Yates
  • Edith Wharton by Hermione Lee
  • Eleven Kinds of Loneliness by Richard Yates
  • Elizabeth Gaskell by Jenny Uglow
  • The Female Quixote by Charlotte Lennox
  • Fifty Two Stories | Anton Chekhov
  • 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
  • (A) Fugitive Anne, A Romance of the Unexplored Bush by Rosa Praed
  • A Game of Hide and Seek by Elizabeth Taylor
  • Genius and Ink | Virginia Woolf
  • 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
  • Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins
  • His Excellency Eugene Rougon by Emile Zola
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
  • I Am a Cat by Soseki Natsume
  • In Europe: Travels Through the Twentieth Century by Geert Mak
  • Independent People by Halldor Laxness
  • Jane Austen’s Letters
  • The Jew’s Beech by Annette Von Droste-Hulshoff
  • Katherine Mansfield Short Stories | Katherine Mansfield
  • Kokoro by Natsume Soseki
  • Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset
  • Kusamakura by Natsume Soseki
  • (A) Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land by Rosa Praed
  • 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
  • Letters on Life by Rainer Maria Rilke
  • (A) Letty Fox: Her Luck | Christina Stead
  • Lives of the Caesars by Suetonius
  • Lost Illusions by Balzac
  • A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
  • Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas
  • Love in the Time of Cholera | Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Lucy Gayheart by Willa Cather
  • Lucy Maud Montgomery by Mary Henley Rubio
  • Lust, Caution by Eileen Chang The Mabinogion translated by Sioned Davies
  • Madame de Pompadour by Nancy Mitford
  • Magic Island: The Fictions of L M Montgomery by Elizabeth Waterson
  • The Makioka Sisters by Junichiro Tanizaki
  • The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas
  • Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  • Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
  • The Marquis de Villimer | George Sand
  • 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 Memoir of Jane Austen by J E Austen-Leigh
  • Money by Emile Zola
  • The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck
  • (A) Mr Hogarth’s Will by Catherine Helen Spence
  • Mr Skeffington by Elizabeth von Arnim (eReader)
  • Mrs Dalloway | Virginia Woolf
  • The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens
  • 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
  • O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
  • Old New York by Edith Wharton
  • (A) On the Wallaby by Elinor Mordaunt
  • One of Ours by Willa Cather
  • Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
  • The Outside | Albert Camus
  • A Palace Walk by Naguib Mahfouz
  • Pamela by Samuel Richardson
  • Parade’s End by Ford Madox Ford
  • The Pastor’s Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim (eReader)
  • Peking Picnic by Ann Bridge
  • (A) The Penance of Portia James by Tasma (iPad Reading List)
  • The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories selected by Micahel Newton
  • The Pillow Book by Sei Shonagon
  • (A) The Pioneers by Katherine Susannah Prichard         
  • Plan for Chaos by John Wyndham
  • (A) Policy and Passion by Rosa Praed
  • Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins 
  • (A) ‘Possum by Mary Grant Bruce (eReader)
  • 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
  • The Red and the Black by Stendhal
  • Le Reine Margot by Alexandre Dumas
  • The Republic and Other Works by Plato
  • (A) The Retrospect by Ada Cambridge
  • Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
  • The Rise of Rome by Plutarch
  • Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  • (A) The Romance of a Station by Rosa Praed
  • 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
  • Silas Marner | George Eliot
  • Silence by Shusaku Endo
  • A Small House at Arlington by Anthony Trollope
  • The Solitary Summer by Elizabeth von Arnim (eReader)
  • Some Tame Gazelle by Barbara Pym
  • Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  • The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima
  • 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
  • (A) A Sydney Sovereign & Other Tales by Tasma (iPad Reading List)
  • The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu
  • Tales From the Arabian Nights
  • Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola
  • (A) Thirty Years in Australia by Ada Cambridge (eReader)
  • (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
  • Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton
  • Ulysses: Annotated Student Edition 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!)
  • (A) Uncle Piper of Piper’s Hill by Tasma (iPad Reading List)
  • 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
  • (A) A Woman in China by Mary Gaunt
  • The Woman in the Dunes by Kobo Abe
  • (A) A Woman’s Experiences in the Great War by Louise Mack

Yes!
I have a problem.

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