19th Century Novel Group

We read big fat fiction written in the 19th Century from all over Europe. Maybe soon we’ll read fiction from America and China! Stay tuned and think about joining this awesome group! We read slowly, meeting every two or three months. Yes, you can handle it!

Books We’ve Read So Far

Emma, Jane Austen
Middlemarch, George Eliot
A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoevsky

Books We Have Ambitions to Read

Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë

Jude the Obscure, Thomas Hardy

Cousin Bette, Le Pere Goriot, Honore de Balzac

Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert

David Copperfield, Charles Dickens

House of Mirth, Custom of the Country, Edith Wharton

Howard’s End, E.M Forster

The Portrait of a Lady, Henry James

War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy

Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoevsky

To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf (not 19th C but so close and so cool!)

The Lady with the Dog, Anton Chekhov

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Jules Verne

Flowers in the Mirror, Ju-chen Li

Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad

Dracula, Bram Stoker

Moby-Dick, Herman Melville

Frankenstein, Mary Wollstencraft Shelley