Russian Literature Reading Challenge 2017

OK, I totally LIED about that whole 'last challenge' thing.  Because to my joy, a Russian literature challenge has popped up, hosted by Keely at we went outside and saw the stars.  I'd been hoping for a Russian lit challenge, but I didn't think any would happen.    So now I'm signing up for my sixth challenge.  Which is still four less than the biggest year I had!


Keely says:

I'll just be reading Classic Russian Literature (mostly the 19th Century) but I welcome anyone that participates to read 20th century or contemporary Russian Literature and Non Fiction. I'll be listing the books I want to read on my 2017 Challenges Page.
Like with many challenges there will be four levels (going to make it interesting and name them after my favourite Russian writers):

  • Level One (Tolstoy): 1-3 books 
  • Level Two (Chekov): 4-6 books 
  • Level Three (Dostoevsky): 7-11 books
  • Level Four (Turgenev): 12+ books
You can count short stories, poetry, novels, novellas and plays in your book count. I don't really mind.


Keely has also provided a handy and massive list of Russian literature, arranged by century.  It's pretty fantabulous, so head on over and check it out.


I'll sign up for the Chekhov level of 4-6 books and see what happens from there!




Comments

  1. LOL! Never say never! I'm glad that you're so excited about it. I can't wait to see what you choose to read!

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  2. LOL, how some Tolstoy is the smallest level??)) Anyways, I always read your reviews of the Russians with great interest, so hopefully you'll have many of them)))

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  3. Im just as excited as you are! Russian novels are some of my favourites and I cant wait to read more next year.

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  4. I can't resist a Russian Challenge either!

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