Monday, August 13, 2007

Greatest Love Story Meme

This is courtesy of Imani, who got it courtesy of Classical Bookworm, who adapted it from BookChase.

Legend:

I’ve read it
I want to read it
I’ve seen the movie*
I’m indifferent
I have it on DVD
I want to marry the leading man/lady!

The list:

1 Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë, 1847*

2 Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen, 1813*

3 Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare, 1597*

4 Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë, 1847

5 Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell, 1936*

6 The English Patient, Michael Ondaatje, 1992*

7 Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier, 1938*****

8 Doctor Zhivago, Boris Pasternak, 1957

9 Lady Chatterley’s Lover, DH Lawrence, 1928

10 Far from The Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy, 1874

11 My Fair Lady, Alan Jay Lerner, 1956*

12 The African Queen, CS Forester, 1935*

13 The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald 1925**

14 Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen, 1811*

15 The Way We Were, Arthur Laurents, 1972*

16 War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy, 1865

17 Frenchman’s Creek, Daphne du Maurier, 1942

18 Persuasion, Jane Austen, 1818

19 Take a Girl Like You, Kingsley Amis, 1960

20 Daniel Deronda, George Eliot, 1876

21 Maurice, E.M. Forester, 1971 (posth.)


22 The Good Solider: A Tale of Passion, Ford Madox Ford, 1915

23The Goldbug Variations, Richard Powers,1991


if you're reading, you're it. Add one title of your own to the bottom of the list.

1 comment:

ted said...

Thanks! This was just the thing for my dull Tuesday afternoon.