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(I haven't decided which level I am reading yet.)
Level 1 - 4 books, at least 2 written during 1837 - 1901. The other books may be Neo-Victorian or non-fiction
Level 2 - 8 books, at least 4 written during 1837 - 1901. The other books may be Neo-Victorian or non-fiction.
My pool of books written between 1837 - 1901
Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell The Woman in Whiteby Wilkie Collins
- something by Charles Dickens
- Madame Bovary by Flaubert
My neo-Victorian pool of books
Bethlehem Road, a Thomas Pitt mystery by Anne Perry
- Affinity, Sarah Waters
Period Film Mini-Challenge -- watch at least 6 films that take place between 1837 - 1901 (they don't necessarily have to be based on a book) and post a review.
- Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downing Jr and Jude Law (ok, I saw this on Dec 27, 2009, but I seldom go to the theatre to watch a movie, and this really got me into the mood to read more Victorian novels, so I am including it now)
Short Story Mini-Challenge -- read 12 short stories written or taking place between 1837 - 1901 and post a review
- My Dear Miss Fairfax - Nicola Slade found here
- The Death of Olivier Becaille - Emile Zola (written during 1837 - 1901)
1. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins; Published 1860
2. Bethlehem Road - Anne Perry
3. Invincible Louisa - Cornelia Meigs (biography of Louisa May Alcott)
4. The Professor and the Madman - Simon Winchester (biography of the OED)
5. Cranford - Elizabeth Gaskell ; published 1853