The Reading Classic Books Challenge

Erica at The Broken Spine is hosting a new classics challenge, whee!  This is The Reading Classic Books Challenge, and the rules are as follows:


1) ALL books must have been first published in 1960 or earlier
2) Books must be read between January 1st and December 31st
3) Books may be used for up to two prompts

There are 12 prompts: 
1) Read a classic over 500 pages: The Fortunes of Richard Mahony, by Henry Handel Richardson (Ethel)
2) Read a classic by a POC and/or with a POC as the main character: The Dark Child, by Camara Laye
3) Read a classic that takes place in a country other than where you live: Virgin Soil, by Ivan Turgenev
4) Read a classic in translation: A Tempest, by Aime Cesaire
5) Read a classic by a new to you author: Subtly Worded, by Teffi
6) Read a book of poetry
7) Read a classic written between 1800-1860: The Uncommercial Traveller, by Charles Dickens
8) Read a classic written by an LGBT author and/or with an LGBT main character: Passing, by Nella Larsen
9) Read a classic written by a woman: The Mysteries of Udolpho, by Ann Radcliffe
10) Read a classic novella: Oroonoko, by Aphra Behn (only 80 pages)
11) Read a classic nonfiction: The Golden Bough, by Sir James Frazer
12) Read a classic that has been banned or censored: Red Cavalry, by Isaac Babel
Sounds good to me!

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