(Note: while this poem was published in 1837- under the title La Chanson de Roland ou de Roncevaux- it was … Continue reading Challenge #5: A classic originally published before 1800- The Song of Roland
According to the dust jacket on my copy of The Wind in the Willows, the book first began … Continue reading Challenge #9: a classic about an animal- The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame
The first Lord Peter Wimsey detective story I ever read was Five Red Herrings. I have to admit that … Continue reading Challenge #3. A classic by a woman author- Strong Poison, by Dorothy L. Sayers.
My copy- correction, my Grandparent’s copy- of the Problem of Pain is a beautifully vintage book. The tawny pages … Continue reading Challenge #2: A 20th century classic- The Problem of Pain, by C.S. Lewis
I picked up The Picture of Dorian Gray because the idea of the story intrigued me. It’s certainly … Continue reading Challenge #7: A Gothic or horror classic- The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
The idea of a youth making survival in the wild world, animals as their companions, has always intrigued me. … Continue reading Challenge # 11: An award-winning classic – Island of the Blue Dolphins, by Scott O’Dell
I knew I wanted an Agatha Christie for the Back to the Classics challenge #8: to read a classic … Continue reading Challenge #8: a classic with a number in the title- The Big Four, by Agatha Christie