New Reading Schedule

avon

Forum Staff
May 2008
14,253
Dates below denote the date upon which texts become open for discussion. All texts will be available at our dedicated resource page:








Sunday, 24 April, 2011:

George Orwell, Animal Farm, 1945.



Sunday, 08 May, 2011:

Aldous Huxley Brave New World, 1932; &,

George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, 1949.




Titles previously read:



Voltaire, Candide, 1759.
Voltaire, 'Candide' - Historum - History Forums

Thomas More, Utopia, 1516.
Thomas More, Utopia - Historum - History Forums

Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince, 1513.
Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince - Historum - History Forums

HG Wells, 'The Country of the Blind', 1904.
HG Wells, Country of the Blind - Historum - History Forums

George Orwell, 'Shooting An Elephant', 1936.
Orwell, Shooting an Elephant - Historum - History Forums

F. Scott Fitzgerald, 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button', 1920.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - Historum - History Forums

Mark Twain, 'Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses'
Mark Twain, Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses - Historum - History Forums

HG Wells, The Island of Doctor Moreau, 1896.
HG Wells, The Island of Doctor Moreau - Historum - History Forums

Roald Dahl, 'The Hitchhiker', 1974.
Roald Dahl, 'The Hitchhiker' - Historum - History Forums

RL Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, 1886.
RL Stevenson, The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Historum - History Forums

James Joyce, ‘A Painful Case’ from The Dubliners, 1914.
James Joyce, ‘A Painful Case’. - Historum - History Forums

William Golding, Lord of the Flies, 1954.
William Golding, Lord of the Flies - Historum - History Forums

P.G. Wodehouse, 'Bertie Changes His Mind: A story told by Jeeves'.
Wodehouse, Bertie Changes His Mind - Historum - History Forums

Edgar Allan Poe, ‘The Pit and the Pendulum', 1842.
EA Poe, The Pit and the Pendulum - Historum - History Forums

Desiderius Erasmus, The Praise of Folly, 1511.
Desiderius Erasmus, The Praise of Folly - Historum - History Forums

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich - Historum - History Forums

Mary J Shelley, Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus, 1818.
http://www.historum.com/historum-book-discussion/18620-shelley-frankenstein.html

Arthur Miller, The Crucible
http://www.historum.com/historum-book-discussion/19076-arthur-miller-crucible.html

HG Wells, The Time Machine, 1895.
http://www.historum.com/historum-book-discussion/20706-hg-wells-time-machine.html

Albert Camus, The Stranger (L'Étranger), 1942.
http://www.historum.com/historum-book-discussion/21282-camus-stranger.html

Pierre Boulle, Planet of the Apes, 1963.
http://www.historum.com/historum-book-discussion/22047-boulle-planet-apes.html

Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea, 1938.

http://www.historum.com/historum-book-discussion/22614-sartre-nausea.html
 
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Rosi

Historum Emeritas
Jul 2008
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I've just finished reading Moreau, so I'm a bit behind the schedule. But Jekyll & Hyde is an all-time favourite, that's one discussion I'm ready for!
 

avon

Forum Staff
May 2008
14,253
Schedule updated to reflect small revisions and one addition ... thanks, Cicero :)
 

avon

Forum Staff
May 2008
14,253
I've just finished reading Moreau, so I'm a bit behind the schedule. But Jekyll & Hyde is an all-time favourite, that's one discussion I'm ready for!

Excellent. But listen, the Moreau thread is still open and there's a whole week before RL Stevenson gets underway; why not post some of your ideas on Moreau, we're all 'ears'! :)
 

avon

Forum Staff
May 2008
14,253
Schedule updated to reflect small revisions and one addition ... thanks, Rosi :)