Classics Club Spin #27–REVISED


I’m LATE for another Classics Club Spin. By tomorrow, Sunday July 18, 2021, create a post that lists twenty books of your choice that remain “to be read” on your Classics Club list. This is your Spin List. You have to read one of these twenty books by the end of the spin period. Tomorrow, Sunday July 18th, the Classics Club will post a number from 1 through 20. The challenge is to read whatever book falls under that number on your Spin List by August 22, 2021. #ccspin 

Note: I revised this after realizing I’d given away one book and forgot some recent Kindle purchases. She what happens when you are running late?

My List

  1. Loving Spirit by Daphne DuMaurier
  2. Finishing School by Muriel Spark
  3. Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  4. A Far Country by Neville Shute
  5. Mornings in Mexico by DH Lawrence
  6. Making of a Marchioness by Frances Hodgson-Burnett
  7. Son at the Front by Edith Wharton
  8. Portrait of a Marriage by Vita Sackville West
  9. The Blue Castle by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  10. Miss Ranskill Comes Home by Barbara Euphan Todd
  11. The Headmistress by Angela Thirkell
  12. Lost Horizon by James Hilton
  13. O, Pioneers by Willa Cather
  14. Less Than Angels by Barbara Pym
  15. Frenchman’s Creek by Daphne DuMaurier
  16. Burmese Days by George Orwell
  17. Working by Studs Terkel
  18. Sea of Grass by Conrad Richter
  19. Three Summers by Margarita Liberaki
  20. I, Claudius by  Robert Graves

You can see some of my former Spin Book Review posts here. The Spin Lists posts are linked within the review post:

Spin 26 Review: Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

Spin 25 Review: Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck

Spin 24 I DNF-ed Imperial Woman by Pearl S. Buck so no review. *(The link is to Amazon).

Spin 23 Review: Groves of Academe by Mary McCarthy

Spin 22 Review: Excellent Women by Barbara Pym

4 thoughts on “Classics Club Spin #27–REVISED

  1. I’ve only read one of these, The Sun Also Rises, which I enjoyed, but you have to like that whole lost generation thing, which I do. I’ve read a bunch by D.H. Lawrence but not Mornings in Mexico. Interesting list!


  2. So many good ones on there–The Blue Castle is lovely, though the end may be a bit much; I. Claudius was excellent, and Frenchman’s Creek such fun. Less than Angels and Lost Horizon are very good too. I see plenty from my TBR on your list as well–Loving Spirit particularly


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