Thank you all and goodbye

It’s time to call time on this blog. It had become more of a chore than a joy, and I am very jealous of all my free time, so that which I spend on taking notes, writing and even procrastinating over writing can now be spent on one of my many preoccupations. I will continue privately to aim at reading the classics as before, just removing the social media aspects.

While my blog has not set the world on fire, I would like to thank my regular readers, including FictionFan at; Laurie@RelevantObscurity , Jason from We Need to Talk about Books ( and most recently Josbees at Odd Bits about Books. Thank you all for your support and friendship during this voyage and my best wishes for your continuing projects. I hope I will continue to follow your adventures and even comment more often than I have of late.

My ongoing reading list is added below to give some sort of closure to the blog. The blog has been renewed for the year so it will stay online until July 2022. So from Kimmy and I, farewell and read well!

300The Taming of the ShrewWilliam Shakespeare1591
301Arden of Faversham??1592
302Titus AndronicusWilliam Shakespeare1592
303Richard IIIWilliam Shakespeare1592
304The Massacre at ParisChristopher Marlowe1593
305Edward IIIWilliam Shakespeare1593
306Venus and AdonisWilliam Shakespeare1593
307The Unfortunate TravellerThomas Nashe1594
308The Comedy of ErrorsWilliam Shakespeare1594
309The Rape of LucreceWilliam Shakespeare1594
310Love’s labour lostWilliam Shakespeare1595
311Romeo and JulietWilliam Shakespeare1595
312A Midsummer Night’s DreamWilliam Shakespeare1595
313Richard IIWilliam Shakespeare1595
314The Faerie QueenEdmund Spenser1596
315King JohnWilliam Shakespeare1596
316The Merchant of VeniceWilliam Shakespeare1596
317Henry IV Part 1William Shakespeare1596
318EssaysFrancis Bacon1597
319Henry IV Part 2William Shakespeare1597
320The Merry Wives of WindsorWilliam Shakespeare1597
321Every Man in his HumourBen Jonson1598
322Much Ado about NothingWilliam Shakespeare1598
323The Shoemaker’s HolidayThomas Dekker1599
324Henry V William Shakespeare1599
325Julius CaesarWilliam Shakespeare1599
326As You Like ItWilliam Shakespeare1599-1600
327Hamlet William Shakespeare1599-1601
328Twelth NightWilliam Shakespeare1601
329Troilius and CrissedaWilliam Shakespeare1602
330Sir Thomas MoreWilliam Shakespeare1603-04
331Measure for MeasureWilliam Shakespeare1603-04
332OthelloWilliam Shakespeare1603-04
333A Woman Killed with KindnessThomas Heywood1603
334All’s Well that Ends WellWilliam Shakespeare1604-05
335King LearWilliam Shakespeare1605-06
336Timon of Athens William Shakespeare1605-06
337MacbethWilliam Shakespeare1606
338Antony and CleopatraWilliam Shakespeare1606
339VolponeBen Jonson1606
340PericlesWilliam Shakespeare1607-08
341CoriolanusWilliam Shakespeare1608
342A Yorkshire TragedyUnknown1608
343SonnetsWilliam Shakespearec1609
344The Winter’s TaleWilliam Shakespeare1609-11
345CymbelineWilliam Shakespeare1610
346The AlchemistBen Jonson1610
347The TempestWilliam Shakespeare1610-11
348Henry VIIIWilliam Shakespeare1612-13
349The Two Noble KinsmenWilliam Shakespeare1613-14
350Bartholomew FairBen Jonson1614
351 Beaumont and Fletcher1619
352Description of New EnglandJohn Smith1616
353The Duchess of MalfiJohn Webster1623
354New AtlantisFrancis Bacon1627
355A Chaste Maid in CheapsideThomas Middleton1630
356Tis Pity She’s a WhoreJohn Ford1633
357PoemsJohn Donne1633
358PoemsGeorge Herbert1633
359 Rene Descartes1647
360LeviathanThomas Hobbes1651
361The Compleat Angler*Izaak Walton1653
362Diary Samuel Pepys1660-9
364Don JuanMoliere1665
365The MisanthropeMoliere1666
366Paradise LostJohn Milton1667
367 Racine1667
368 Margaret Cavendish1668
369The MiserMoliere1668
370Simplicius Simplicissimusvon Grimmelshausen1668
371Bourgeois GentlemenMoliere1670
372Paradise RegainedJohn Milton1671
373The Country WifeWilliam Wycherley1675
374The Man of ModeGeorge Etherege1676
375The Plain DealerWilliam Wycherley1676
376The RoverAphra Benn1677
377Pilgrim’s ProgressJohn Bunyan1678
379PrincipiaIsaac Newton1687
380OroonokoAphra Benn1688
381Essay concerning Human UnderstandingJohn Locke1690
382Tales of Mother GooseCharles Perrault1697
383A new voyage round the worldWilliam Dampier1697
384The Way of the WorldWilliam Congreve 1700
385History of the Rebellion and Civil WarsCavendish1702
386Narrow Road to the Deep NorthBasho1702
387A voyage to New HollandWilliam Dampier1703
388Tale of a Tub/Battle of the BooksJonathan Swift1704
389PoemsWilliam Wycherley1704
390The Recruiting OfficerGeorge Farquhar1706
391The Beaux’ StratagemGeorge Farquhar1707
392The SpectatorAddison & Steele1711-
393Rape of the LockAlexander Pope1712
394Robinson CrusoeDaniel Defoe1719
395Moll FlandersDaniel Defoe1722
396Journal of the Plague YearDaniel Defoe1722
397RoxanaDaniel Defoe1724
398Tour of Great BritainDaniel Defoe1724
399Gulliver’s TravelsJonathan Swift1726
400The Beggar’s OperaJohn Gay1728
401A Modest ProposalJonathan Swift1729
402Tom ThumbHenry Fielding1730
403PamelaSamuel Richardson1740
404Beauty and the Beastde Villeneuve1740
405Psalms and HymnsJohn Wesley1741
406Joseph AndrewsHenry Fielding1742
407Adventures of Roderick randomTobias Smollett1748
408ClarissaSamuel Richardson1748
409Fanny HillJohn Cleland1749
410Tom JonesHenry Fielding1749
411Adventures of Peregrine PickleTobias Smollett1751
412Elegy written in a country ChurchyardThomas Gray1751
413Discourse on InequalityRousseau1754
414Tristram Shandy*Laurence Sterne1759
416Social ContractRousseau1762
417Chronicles of the StoneCao Xueqin1763
418Tales of the GeniiJames Ridley1764
419Castle of OtrantoHorace Walpole1764
420The Vicar of WakefieldOliver Goldsmith1766
421A Sentimental JourneyLaurence Sterne1768
422The Deserted VillageOliver Goldsmith1770
423Humphrey ClinkerTobias Smollett1771
424She Stoops to ConquerOliver Goldsmith1773
425The Barber of SevillePierre Beaumarchais 
426The Marriageof FigaroPierre Beaumarchais 
427Sorrows of Young WertherGoethe1774
428Summary View of the Rights of British AmericaThomas Jefferson1774
429The Rivals Richard Sheridan 1775
430Journey to the Western Isles of ScotlandSamuel Johnson1775
431Wealth of NationsAdam Smith1776
432School for ScandalRichard Sheridan 1777
433EvelinaFanny Burney1778
434Battle of HastingsRichard Cumberland1778
435The Critic Richard Sheridan 1779
436Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire v.2 and 3Gibbon1781
437Les Liaisons dangereusesLaclos1782
439Poetical SketchesWilliam Blake1783
440The VillageGeorge Crabbe1783
441A Voyage to the Pacific OceanJames Cook1784
442Baron MunchausenRaspe1785
443PoemsRobert Burns1786
444Tour of the HebridesJames Boswell1785
445VathekWilliam Beckford1786
446Songs of InnocenceWilliam Blake1789
447Letters   Mozart1770-1791
448Marriage of Heaven and HellWilliam Blake1790
449Tam O’ShanterRobert Burns1790
450Vindication of the Rights of ManMary Wollstonecraft1790
451Life of Samuel JohnsonJames Boswell1791
452Rights of ManThomas Paine1791
453Story of my LifeCasanova1791-8
454Songs of ExperienceWilliam Blake1793
455Mysteries of UdolphoAnn Radcliffe1794
456The Age of ReasonThomas Paine1794
457Lady SusanJane Austen1795
458The MonkMatthew Lewis1796
459Lyrical BalladsWordsworth & Coleridge1798
460Essay on Principle of PopulationMalthus1798
461Castle RackrentMaria Edgeworth1800
462The Maid of OrleansSchiller1801
463Wilhelm TellSchiller1804
464JerusalemWilliam Blake1804
465Tales from ShakespeareCharles and Mary Lamb1807
466Poems in 2 volumesWordsworth1807
467Faust IGoethe1808
468History of New YorkWashington Irving1809
469Lady of the LakeWalter Scott1810
470Guide to the LakesWilliam Wordsworth1810
471Sense and SensibilityJane Austen1811
472The AbsenteeMaria Edgeworth1812
473Tales of the Brothers Grimm 1812
474The Swiss Family RobinsonJohann Wyss1812
475Childe Harold’s PilgrimageLord Byron1812
476Pride and PrejudiceJane Austen1813
477Mansfield ParkJane Austen1814
478PatronageMaria Edgeworth1814
479WaverleySir Walter Scott1814
480EmmaJane Austen1815
481AdolpheBenjamin Constant1816
482Old Mortality Sir Walter Scott1816
483Nutcracker and the Mouse KingE Hoffman1816
484Kubla Khan, ChristabelSamuel Coleridge1816
485Northanger AbbeyJane Austen1817
486PersuasionJane Austen1817
487SanditonJane Austen1817
488Rob RoySir Walter Scott1817
489Nightmare AbbeyThomas Peacock1818
490Heart of MidlothianSir Walter Scott1818
491FrankensteinMary Shelley1818
492Sketch Book of Geoffrey CrayonWashington Irving1819
493The VampyrePolidori1819
494The Bride of LammermoorSir Walter Scott1819
495Rip Van WinkleWashington Irving1819
496Odes John Keats1819
497 Percy Shelley1819
498Melmoth the WandererCharles Maturin1820
499IvanhoeSir Walter Scott1820
500Prometheus UnboundPercy Shelley1820
501The SpyJames Fenimore Cooper1821
502KenilworthSir Walter Scott1821
503Confessions of an English Opium Eaterede Qunicey1822
504The PioneersJames Fenimore Cooper1823
505Tales of a TravellerWashington Irving1824
506RedgauntletSir Walter Scott1824
507The talismanSir Walter Scott1825
508The Last of fhe MohicansJames Fenimore Cooper1826
509The Last ManMary Shelley1826
510The PrairieJames Fenimore Cooper1827
511The MummyJane Webb1827
512TamberlaneEdgar Allen Poe1827
513The Red and the BlackStendhal1830
514Mozart and SalieriPushkin1830
515Rural RidesWilliam Cobbett1830
516Hunchback of Notre DameVictor Hugo1831
517Boris GudunovPushkin1831
518Eugene OneginPushkin1832
519PoemsAlfred Tennyson1833
520Last Days of PompeiiEdward Bulmer1834
521Life of Davy CrockettDavy Crockett1834
522Diary of a MadmanNikolai Gogol1835
523Fairy TalesHans Christian Andersen1835
524The Pickwick PapersCharles Dickens1836
525Twice Told TalesWashington Irving1837
526Oliver TwistCharles Dickens1838
527Nicolas NicklebyCharles Dickens1839
528Fall of the House of UsherEdgar Allen Poe1839
529Voyage of the BeagleCharles Darwin1839
530The PathfinderJames Fenimore Cooper1840
531The Old Curiosity ShopCharles Dickens1840
532Wreck of the HesperusLongfellow1840
533Two Years Before the MastRichard Henry Dana1840
534Democracy in Americade Tocqueville1840
535The DeerslayerJames Fenimore Cooper1841
536Barnaby RudgeCharles Dickens1841
537Murders in the Rue MorgueEdgar Allen Poe1841
538Dramatic LyricsRobert Browning1842
539Lays of Ancient RomeMacaulay1842
540PoemsAlfred Tennyson1842
541American NotesCharles Dickens1842
542A Christmas CarolCharles Dickens1843
543Martin ChuzzlewitCharles Dickens1843
544New Fairy Tales Hans Christian Andersen1843
545The Conqueror WormEdgar Allen Poe1843
546The ChimesCharles Dickens1844
547The Count of Monte CristoAlexandre Dumas1844
548The Three MusketeersAlexandre Dumas1844
549The Luck of Barry LyndonWilliam Thackeray1844
550Condition of the Working ClassesFriedrich Engels1844
551Cricket on the HearthCharles Dickens1845
552SybilBenjamin Disraeli1845
553Twenty Years AfterAlexandre Dumas1845
554The RavenEdgar Allen Poe1845
555Life of Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass1845
556Book of NonsenseEdward Lear1846
557Agnes GreyAnne Bronte1847
558Jane EyreCharlotte Bronte1847
559Wuthering HeightsEmily Bronte1847
560Vanity FairWilliam Thackeray1847
561The Tenant of Wildfell HallAnne Bronte1848
562Dombey and SonCharles Dickens1848
563The Communist ManifestoKarl Marx1848
564Principles of Political EconomyJ S Mill1848
565ShirleyCharlotte Bronte1849
566David CopperfieldCharles Dickens1849
567The Oregon TrailFrancis Parkman1849
568The Black TulipAlexandre Dumas1850
569The Scarlet LetterNathaniel Hawthorne1850
570A Month in the Country Ivan Turgenev1850
571PreludeWilliam Wordsworth1850
572CranfordElizabeth Gaskell1851
573House of Seven GablesNathaniel Hawthorne1851
574Moby DickHerman Melville1851
575Uncle Tom’s CabinHarriet Beecher Stowe1852
576VilletteCharlotte Bronte1853
577Bleak HouseCharles Dickens1853
578Heir of RedclyffeCharlotte Yonge1853
579Hard TimesCharles Dickens1854
580Charge of the Light BrigadeAlfred Tennyson1854
581WaldenHenry Thoreau1854
582North and South Elizabeth Gaskell1855
583Westward Ho!Charles Kingsley1855
584The WardenAnthony Trollope1855
585Song of HiawathaLongfellow1855
586Leaves of GrassWalt Whitman1855
587Madame BovaryFlaubert1856
588Aurora LeighElizabeth Barrett Browning1856
589The ProfessorCharlotte Bronte1857
590Little DorritCharles Dickens1857
591Barchester TowersAnthony Trollope1857
592The Coral IslandR M Ballantyne1857
593Tom Brown’s SchooldaysThomas Hughes1857
594Life of Charlotte BronteElizabeth Gaskell1857
595Scenes of Clerical LifeGeorge Eliot1858
596Doctor ThorneAnthony Trollope1858
597A Tale of Two CitiesCharles Dickens1859
598Adam BedeGeorge Eliot1859
599Idylls of the KingAlfred Tennyson1859
600On the Origin of SpeciesCharles Darwin1859
601On Liberty J S Mill1859
602The Woman in WhiteWilkie Collins1860
603Great ExpectationsCharles Dickens1860
604The Mill on the FlossGeorge Eliot1860
605Castle RichmondAnthony Trollope1860
606Paul Revere’s RideLongfellow1860
607Silas MarnerGeorge Eliot1861
608Framley ParsonageAnthony Trollope1861
609Les MiserablesVictor Hugo1862
610Fathers and SonsIvan Turgenev1862
611RomolaGeorge Eliot1862
612Goblin MarketChristina Rossetti1862
613The Notting Hill MysteryCharles Adams1863
614House by the Church YardSheridan Le fanu1863
615The water BabiesCharles Kingsley1863
616Five Weeks in a BalloonJules Verne1863
617Our Mutual FriendCharles Dickens1864
618Notes from UndergroundFyodor Dostoevsky1864
619Wives and DaughtersElizabeth Gaskell1864
620Uncle SilasSheridan Le fanu1864
621Can You Forgive Her?Anthony Trollope1864
622A Journey to the Centre of the EarthJules Verne1864
623Hans BrinkerMary Dodge1865
624From the Earth to the MoonJules Verne1865
625Alice’s Adventures in WonderlandLewis Carroll1865
626ArmadaleWilkie Collins1866
627Crime and PunishmentFyodor Dostoevsky1866
628Felix HoltGeorge Eliot1866
629Last Chronicle of Barset Anthony Trollope1867
630Phineas FinnAnthony Trollope1867
631Celebrated Jumping FrogMark Twain1867
632Therese RaquinEmile Zola1867
633Peer GyntHenrik Ibsen1867
634das KapitalKarl Marx1867
635The MoonstoneWilkie Collins1868
636The IdiotFyodor Dostoevsky1868
637Little WomenLouisa May Alcott1868
638In search of the CastawaysJules Verne1868
639Lorna DooneR D Blackmore1869
640War and PeaceLeo Tolstoy1869
641Good Wives Louisa May Alcott1869
642Leaves from Australian ForestsHenry Kendall1869
643The Innocents AbroadMark Twain1869
644Mystery of Edwin DroodCharles Dickens1870
645Venus in FursSasher-masoch1870
64620000 Leagues under the SeaJules Verne1870
647Around the MoonJules Verne1870
648Nonsense SongsEdward Lear1870
649PoemsDante Rossettie1870
650Memoir of Jane AustenJ E Austen-Leigh1870
651MiddlemarchGeorge Eliot1871
652Little MenLouisa May Alcott1871
653Through the Looking GlassLewis Carroll1871
654The Descent of ManCharles Darwin1871
655ErewhonSamuel Butler1872
656Under the Greenwood TreeThomas Hardy1872
657What Katy DidSusan Coolidge1872
658Around the World in 80 DaysJules Verne1873
659For the Term of His Natural LifeMarcus Clarke1874
660Far from the Madding CrowdThomas Hardy1874
661The Mysterious IslandJules Verne1874
662Daniel DerondaGeorge Eliot1876
663The Prime MinisterAnthony Trollope1876
664The Adventures of Tom sawyerMark Twain1876
665The Hunting of the SnarkLewis Carroll1876
666The American Henry James1877
667Black BeautyAnna Sewell1877
668The Return of the NativeThomas Hardy1878
669Daisy MillerHenry James1878
670The EuropeansHenry james1878
671Anna KarenninaLeo Tolstoy1878
672A Doll’s HouseHenrik Ibsen1879
673Brothers KaramazovFyodor Dostoevsky1880
674Ben HurLew Wallace1880
675NanaEmile Zola1880
676Adventures of PinocchioCarlo Callodi1880
677HeidiJohanna Spyri1880
678The Portrait of a LadyHenry James1881
679Uncle RemusJoel Chandler Harris1881
680Robbery Under ArmsRolf Boldrewood1882
681The Prince and the PauperMark Twain1882
682An Enemy of the PeopleHenrik Ibsen1882
683Treasure IslandRobert Louis Stevenson1883
684Life on the MississippiMark Twain1883
685FlatlandEdwin Abbot1884
686After LondonRichard Jefferies1885
687King Solomon’s MinesH Rider Haggard1885
688A Child’s Garden of VersesRobert Louis Stevenson1885
689Adventures of Huckleberry FinnMark Twain1885
690The Mayor of casterbridgeThomas Hardy1886
691The BostoniansHenry James1886
692Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr HydeRobert Louis Stevenson1886
693Jo’s BoysLouisa May Alcott1886
694Little Lord FauntleroyFrances Hodgson Burnett1886
695KidnappedRobert Louis Stevenson1886
696A Study in ScarletArthur Conan Doyle1887
697SheH Rider Haggard1887
698The WoodlandersThomas Hardy1887
699Wessex TalesThomas Hardy1888
700The Man who would be KingRudyard Kipling1888
701Plain Tales from the HillsRudyard Kipling1888
702The Happy PrinceOscar Wilde1888
703The Black ArrowRobert Louis Stevenson1888
704Three Men in a BoatJerome K Jerome1889
705The Master of BallantraeRobert Louis Stevenson1889
706The Wrong BoxRobert Louis Stevenson1889
707A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s CourtMark Twain1889
708The Blue Fairy BookAndrew Lang1889
709The Sign of FourArthur Conan Doyle1890
710The Picture of Dorian GrayOscar Wilde1890
711Hedda GablerHenrik Ibsen1890
712PoemsEmily Dickinson1890
713Lake Isle of InnisfreeW B Yeats1890
714Tess of the d’UrbervillesThomas Hardy1890
715SalomeOscar Wilde1891
716Adventures of Sherlock HolmesArthur Conan Doyle1892
717Charley’s AuntBrandon Thomas1892
718Lady Windemere’s FanOscar Wilde1892
719Barrack Room BalladsRudyard Kipling1892
720Mrs Warren’s ProfessionG B Shaw1893
721A Woman of No ImportanceOscar Wilde1893
722Memoirs of Sherlock HolmesArthur Conan Doyle1894
723Great God PanArthur Machen1894
724Pudd’nhead WilsonMark Twain1894
725The Prisoner of ZendaAnthony Hope1894
726The Jungle BookRudyard Kipling1894
727Seven Little Australians Ethel Turner1894
728The Red Badge of CourageStephen Crane1895
729Jude the ObscureThomas Hardy1895
730LilithGeorge MacDonald1895
731The Time MachineH G Wells1895
732The Second Jungle BookRudyard Kipling1895
733The Importance of Being EarnestOscar Wilde1895
734The Man from Snowy RiverA B Paterson1895
735The Island of Doctor MoreauH G Wells1896
736The SeagullAnton Chekhov1896
737DraculaBram Stoker1897
738The Invisible manH G Wells1897
739Captains CourageousRudyard Kipling1897
740The Third Jungle BookRudyard Kipling1897
741Uncle VanyaAnton Chekhov1897
742Cyrano de BergeracEdmond Rostand1897
743The Turn of the ScrewHenry James1898
744Madame ButterflyJohn Long1898
745The War of the WorldsH G Wells1898
746Ballad of Reading GaolOscar Wilde1898
747Heart of DarknessJoseph Conrad1899
748Lord JimJoseph Conrad1899
749The Amateur CracksmanE W Hornung1899
750The Wonderful Wizard of OzL Frank Baum1900
751The Interpretation of DreamsSigmund Freud1900
752My Brilliant CareerMiles Franklin1901
753KimRudyard Kipling1901
754The First Men in the MoonH G Wells1901
755Three SistersAnton Chekhov1901
756The Hound of the BaskervillesArthur Conan Doyle1902
757The Four FeathersA E W Mason1902
758The Little White BirdJames Barrie1902
759Just So StoriesRudyard Kipling1902
760The Tale of Peter Rabbit (and others)Beatrix Potter1902
761The Admirable CrichtonJames Barrie1902
762The Way of All FleshSamuel Butler1903
763The Riddle of the SandsErskine Childers1903
764The AmbassadorsHenry James1903
765The Call of the WildJack London1903
766Rebecca of Sunnybrook FarmKate Wiggin1903
767Man and SupermanGeorge Bernard Shaw1903
768NostromoJoseph Conrad1904
769The Food of the GodsH G Wells1904
770Peter PanJames Barrie1904
771The Cherry OrchardAnton Chekhov1904
772The 120 days of SodomMaquis de Sade1905
773The Return of Sherlock HolmesArthur Conan Doyle1905
774White FangJack London1905
775The Scarlet PimpernelBaroness Orczy1905
776KippsH G Wells1905
777The House of MirthEdith Wharton1905
778A little PrincessFrances Hodgson Burnett1905
779In the Days of the CometH G Wells1906
780Puck of Pook’s HillRudyard Kipling1906
781The Railway ChildrenEdith Nesbit1906
782The Secret AgentJoseph Conrad1907
783Playboy of the Western WorldJohn Synge1907
784A Room with a ViewE M Forster1908
785We of the Never NeverJeannie Gunn1908
786The War in the AirH G Wells1908
787The Wind in the WillowsKenneth Grahame1908
788Anne of Green GablesL M Montgomery1908
789Howards EndE M Forster1910
790The Secret GardenFrances Hodgson Burnett1910
791Rewards and FairiesRudyard Kipling1910
792Under Western Eyes Joseph Conrad1911
793Phantom of the OperaGaston Leroux1911
794My First Summer in the SierraJohn Muir1911
795The Lost WorldArthur Conan Doyle1912
796Riders of the Purple SageZane Grey1912
797Tarzan of the ApesEdgar Rice Burroughs1912
798A Princess of MarsEdgar Rice Burroughs1912
799PygmalionGeorge Bernard Shaw1912
800O Pioneers!Willa Catha1913
801Sons and Lovers D H Lawrence1913
802PollyannaEleanor Porter1913
803DublinersJames Joyce1914
804The Thirty Nine StepsJohn Buchan1915
805The Valley of FearArthur Conan Doyle1915
806The MetamophosisFranz Kafka1915
807The RainbowD H Lawrence1915
808Of Human BondageW Somerset Maugham1915
809Something Fresh P G Wodehouse1915
810Doctor SynRussell Thorndyke1915
811Songs of a Sentimental BlokeC J Dennis1915
812Love Song of J Alfred PrufrockT S Eliot1915
813Portrait of the Artist as a Young ManJames Joyce1916
814His Last BowArthur Conan Doyle1917
815Tales of Snugglepot and CuddlepieMay Gibbs1918
816The Magic PuddingNorman Lindsay1918
817The Moon and SixpenceW Somerset Maugham1919
818My Man JeevesP G Wodehouse1919
819War PoemsSiegfried Sassoon1919
820The Mysterious Affair at StylesAgatha Christie1920
821Women in LoveD H Lawrence1920
822The age of InnocenceEdith Wharton1920
823The Story of Doctor DoolittleHugh lofting1920
824RUR  Carek Kapek1920
825PoemsRobert Frost1920
826The Beautiful and DamnedF Scott Fitzgerald1922
827UlyssesJames Joyce1922
828The Waste LandT S Eliot1922
829Seven Pillars of WisdomT E Lawrence1922
830The ProphetKahlil Gibran1923
831Saint JoanGeorge Bernard Shaw1923
832The Ego and the IdSigmund Freud1923
833A Passage to IndiaE M Forster1924
834Beau GesteP C Wren1924
835 Noel Coward1924
836When we were very youngA A Milne1924
837The Great GatsbyF Scott Fitzgerald1925
838The TrialFranz Kafka1925
839The Painted VeilW Somerset Maugham1925
840Mrs DallowayVirginia Woolf1925
841Mein KampfAdolf Hitler1925
842The Sun Also RisesErnest Hemmingway1926
843Winnie the PoohA A Milne1926
844Casebook of Sherlock HolmesArthur Conan Doyle1927
845SteppenwolfHermann Hesse1927
846Tarka the OtterHenry Williamson1927
847To the LighthouseVirginia Woolf1927
848Now we are sixA A Milne1927
849Lady Chatterley’s LoverD H Lawrence1928
850All Quiet on the Western FrontErich Remarque1928
851The House at Pooh CornerA A Milne1928
852The Sound and the FuryWilliam Faulkner1929
853The Man WithinGrahame Greene1929
854The Dain CurseDashiell Hammett1929
855A Farewell to ArmsErnest Hemmingway1929
856Experiments with TruthMahatma Gandhi1929
857Enter the SaintLeslie Charteris1930
858As I lay DyingWilliam Faulkner1930
859The Maltese FalconDashiell Hammett1930
860The Secret of the Old ClockCarolyn Keene1930
861Vile Bodies Evelyn Waugh1930
862Swallows and AmazonsArthur Ransome1930
863Private LivesNoel Coward1930
864PoemsW H Auden1930
865The Good EarthPearl S Buck1931
866Cold Comfort FarmStella Gibbons1932
867Brave New WorldAldous Huxley1932
868Little House in the Big WoodsLaura Ingalls Wilder1932
869God’s Little AcreErskine Caldwell1933
870The Thin ManDashiell Hammett1933
871Lost Horizon James Hilton1933
872Autobiography of Alice B ToklasGertrude Stern1933
873The Shape of Things to ComeH G Wells1933
874Miss LonelyheartsNathaniel West1933
875Blinky BillDorothy Wall1933
876The Postman Always Rings TwiceJames M Cain1934
877Murder on the Orient ExpressAgatha Christie1934
878Tender is the NightF Scott Fitzgerald1934
879I ClaudiusRobert Graves1934
880Goodbye Mr ChipsJames Hilton1934
881Tropic of CancerHenry Miller1934
882Appointment in Samarra John O’Hara1934
883Call It SleepHenry Roth1934
884Thank You JeevesP G Wodehouse1934
885Mary PoppinsP L Travers1934
886PoemsDylan Thomas1934
887Little House on the PrairieLaura Ingalls Wilder1935
888Murder in the CathedralT S Eliot1935
889Double IndemnityJames M Cain1936
890War with the NewtsCarel Kapek1936
891Jamaica InnDaphne Du Maurier1936
892Gone with the WindMargaret Mitchell1936
893Of Mice and MenJohn Steinbeck1937
894The Hobbit J R R Tolkien1937
895George and Margaret Gerald Savory1937
896Rebecca  Daphne Du Maurier1938
897Brighton RockGrahame Greene1938
898Out of the Silent PlanetC S Lewis1938
899The Sword in the StoneT H White1938
900The Big SleepRaymond Chandler1939
901The Snows of KiliminjaroErnest Hemmingway1939
902Finnegans WakeJames Joyce1939
903How Green Was My ValleyRichard Llewellyn1939
904The Outsider and OthersH P Lovecraft1939
905The Grapes of WrathJohn Steinbeck1939
906Mother Courage and her ChildrenBertolt Brecht1939
907Arsenic and Old LaceJoseph Kesselring1939
908Old Possum’s Book of Practical CatsT S Eliot1939
909Farewell My LovelyRaymond Chandler1940
910For Whom the Bell TollsErnest Hemmingway1940
911Blithe SpiritNoel Coward1941
912A Tree Grows in BrooklynBetty Smith1943
913The Razor’s EdgeW Somerset Maugham1944
914The Glass MenagerieTennessee Williams1944
915Animal FarmGeorge Orwell1945
916Cannery RowJohn Steinbeck1945
917Brideshead RevisitedEvelyn Waugh1945
918An Inspector CallsJ B Priestley1945
919The PlagueAlbert Camus1947
920I, The JuryMickey Spillane1947
921The PearlJohn Steinbeck1947
922A Streetcar Called DesireTennessee Williams1947
923If This is a ManPrimo Levi1947
924The Naked and the DeadNorman Mailer1948
925I Capture the CastleDodie Smith1948
926The Third ManGrahame Greene1949
927Nineteen Eighty FourGeorge Orwell1949
928A Town Like AliceNevil Shute1949
929The Secret SevenEnid Blyton1949
930Death of a SalesmanArthur Miller1949
931I, RobotIsaac Asimov1950
932The Martian ChroniclesRay Bradbury1950
933The Lion The Witch and the WardrobeC S Lewis1950
934FoundationIsaac Asimov1951
935The Illustrated ManRay Bradbury1951
936My Cousin rachelDaphne Du Maurier1951
937From Here to EternityJames Jones 1951
938The Cruel SeaNicholas Monserrat1951
939The Catcher in the RyeJ D Salinger1951
940The Caine MutinyHerman Wouk1951
941The Day of the TriffidsJohn Wyndham1951
942Invisible ManRalph Ellison1952
943The Old Man and the SeaErnest Hemmingway1952
944East of EdenJohn Steinbeck1952
945Charlotte’s WebE B White1952
946Fahrenheit 451Ray Bradbury1953
947The Long GoodbyeRaymond Chandler1953
948Childhood’s EndArthur C Clarke1953
949Casino RoyaleIan Fleming1953
950Waiting for GodotSamuel Beckett1953
951The CrucibleArthur Miller1953
952Lucky JimKingsley Amis1954
953Lord of the FliesWilliam Golding1954
954The Lord of the RingsJ R R Tolkien1954
955The Eagle of the NinthRosemary Sutcliff1954
956Under Milk WoodDylan Thomas1954
957The Quiet AmericanGrahame Greene1955
958HMS UlyssesAlistair MacLean1955
959LolitaVladimir Nabokov1955
960Summer of the Seventeenth DollRay Lawler1955
961Cat on a Hot Tin RoofTennessee Williams1955
962The Hundred and One DalmatiansDodie Smith1955
963Long Days Journey into NightEugene O’Neill1955
964Look Back in AngerJohn Osborne1955
965My Family and Other AnimalsGerald Durrell1956
966On the RoadJack Kerouac1957
967The Guns of NavaroneAlistair MacLean1957
968Doctor ZhivagoBoris Pasternak1957
969Atlas ShruggedAyn Rand1957
970On the Beach Nevil Shute1957
971Things Fall ApartChinua Achebe1958
972The Darling Buds of MayH E Bates1958
973Breakfast at Tiffanys Truman Capote1958
974Naked LunchWilliam S Burroughs1959
975The Tin DrumGunter Grass1959
976The Haunting of Hill HouseShirley Jackson1959
977Cider with RosieLaurie Lee1959
978To Kill a MockingbirdHaper Lee1960
979Rabbit RunJohn Updyke1960
980Born FreeJoy Adamson1960
981Stranger in a Strange LandRobert A Heinlein1961
982Catch 22Joseph Heller1961
983Prime of Miss Jean BrodieMuriel Spark1961
984Something Wicked This Way ComesRay Bradbury1962
985A Clockwork OrangeAnthony Burgess1962
986One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s NestKen Kesey1962
987The Wolves of Willoughby ChaseJoan Aiken1962
988A Wrinkle in TimeMadeleine L’Engle1962
989Who’s Afraid of Virginia WoolfEdward Albee1962
990Silent Spring Rachel carson1962
991Planet of the Apes Pierre Boulle1963
992The Spy who came in from the ColdJohn le Carre1963
993PuckoonSpike Milligan1963
994The Bell JarSylvia Plath1963
995The Shoes of the FishermanMorris West1963
996At the Mountains of MadnessH P Lovecraft1964
997Games People PlayEric Berne1964
998DuneFrank Herbert1965
999Autobiography of Malcolm X 1965
1000In Cold BloodTruman Capote1966
1001Flowers for AlgernonDaniel Keyes1966
1002The Crying of Lot 49Thomas Pynchon1966
1003Wide Sargasso SeaJean Rhys1966
1004Valley of the DollsJacqueline Sussan1966
1005Virgin SoldiersLeslie Thomas1966
1006Rosencrantz and Guilderstern are DeadTom Stoppard1966
1007The Master and MargaritaMikhail Bulgarov1967
1008One Hundred Years of SolitudeGabriel Garcia Marquez1967
1009The Outsiders S E Hinton1967
1010Picnic at Hanging RockJoan Lindsay1967
1011The Naked ApeDesmond Morris1967
1012A Wizard of EarthseaUrsula Le Guin1968
1013The Real Inspector HoundTom Stoppard1968
1014poemsRod McKuen1968
1015Chariots of the GodsErich von Danniken1968
1016The Double HelixJames D Watson1968
1017The Andromeda StrainMichael Crichton1969
1018The French Lieutenant’s WomanJohn Fowles1969
1019Travels with My AuntGrahame Greene1969
1020The GodfatherMario Puzo1969
1021Slaughter House 5Kurt Vonnegut1969
1022What the Butler SawJoe Orton1969
1023I Know Why the Caged Bird SingsMaya Angelou1969
1024DeliveranceJames Dickey1970
1025Love StoryErich Segal1970
1026Johnathan Livingstone SeagullRichard Bach1970
1027Bury my Heart at Wounded KneeDee Brown1970
102884 Charing Cross RoadHelene Hanff1970
1029The Female EunuchGermaine Greer1970
1030Future ShockAlvin Toffler1970
1031The ExorcistWilliam Blatty1971
1032The Day of the JackalFrederick Forsyth1971
1033Adolf Hitler : My part in his downfallSpike Milligan1971
1034To Serve Them All my DaysR F Delderfield1972
1035The Honorary ConsulGrahame Greene1972
1036All Creatures Great and SmallJames Herriot1972
1037The Stepford WivesIra Levin1972
1038Watership DownRichard Adams1972


  1. Sorry to see you go, but when it starts to feel like a chore then I think it’s wise to stop. The good thing about blogging is you can always take it up again if you ever feel like it in the future. You’ll always be a welcome visitor if ever you surf my way!

    Good luck with all your new interests, and maybe Kimmy will enjoy nature watching more than reading! 😀

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  2. I’m genuinely sorry to see you go but if it’s turning into a chore rather than some fun then I completely understand your choice. I hope your love of reading continues to burn bright!

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  3. I stopped blogging for awhile. It had become too stressful. I am not sure what I am going to do. I love reading, but like you, I understand that book blogging is time consuming and when you have other interests…well….

    I think you took/are taking on such a great project and I wish you well as you read All. The. Books. Kimmy is a great companion…and I wish you both happy trails 🙂


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