Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten All Time Favourite Books in X Genre

"Top Ten Tuesday" is an original feature/weekly meme created on the blog "The Broke and the Bookish". This feature was created because they are particularly fond of lists at "The Broke and the Bookish". Since I am just as fond of them as they are, I jump at the chance to share my lists with them! Have a look at their page, there are lots of other bloggers who share their lists here.

March 11: Top Ten All Time Favourite Books in X Genre (you pick the genre!)

I didn't have to think one second which genre to choose from. Classics, definitely classics.
And here are my top twelve of my all time favourites. (Sorry, sometimes you just need a dozen.)

Austen, Jane "Persuasion" - 1817
Brontë, Anne "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" - 1848
Collins, Wilkie "The Moonstone" - 1868
Dickens, Charles "Great Expectations" - 1861
Dostoevsky, Fyodor "Crime and Punishment" (Преступление и наказание) - 1866
Droste-Hülshoff, Annette von "The Jew's Beech" (Die Judenbuche) - 1842
Eliot, George "Middlemarch" - 1871-72
Fontane, Theodor "Effi Briest" (Effi Briest) - 1894
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim "Nathan the Wise" (Nathan der Weise) - 1779
Mann, Thomas "Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family" (Buddenbrooks) - 1901
Tolstoy, Lew Nikolajewitsch (Толстой, Лев Николаевич) "War and Peace" (Война и мир = Woina I mir) - 1868/69
Trollope, Anthony "Barchester Chronicles"  1855-1867

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