Last week I discussed my thoughts on memorization and how I am *embarrassingly* bad at it (you can read that post here). In addition to memorizing new poems and Latin phrases I’m planning to read twenty classics. Some of these titles will be a re-read, however it’s been awhile so I imagine it will feel like I’m reading them for the first time—and besides C.S. Lewis said…
“I can’t imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.”—C.S. Lewis
Below I have listed my classic reading list for 2020 in no particular order. I’ll ✔ books off throughout the year each time I finish reading them!
- Gone With the Wind // first
- Great Expectations // first
- Crime and Punishment // first, currently reading
- The Brothers Karamazov // first
- The Odyssey // first
- A Farewell To Arms // first
- The Picture of Dorian Gray // first
- The Metamorphosis // first (✔ finished 1.16.2020)
- The Aeneid // re-read
- Wuthering Heights // re-read
- Pride and Prejudice // re-read
- For Whom The Bell Tolls // first
- War and Peace // re-read
- The Stranger // first
- The Divine Comedy // re-read
- Paradise Lost // re-read, however this time I have C.S. Lewis’ A Preface to Paradise Lost as a companion, yay!
- Descent Into Hell // first
- A Tale of Two Cities // first
- The Wind in the Willows // re-read
- Persuasion // re-read
Are any of your favorite titles listed above?
Do you have a book that you read over and over?