Kristel's Reading 1001 list

Discussão1001 Books to read before you die

Aderi ao LibraryThing para poder publicar.

Kristel's Reading 1001 list

1Kristelh
Editado: Jan 5, 7:13am

This is a continuation of my progress. Kristel's 1001. Version 8
I ended the year 2020 at 556. (I can't say for sure if this is totally accurate).

2Kristelh
Jan 4, 9:10am

#557. In a Free State by V.S. Naipaul. Published 1971. I rated it 4.6. Appreciated it more after reading article about the novel, its structure, its themes, the authors own experiences.

3Kristelh
Jan 11, 10:50am

#558. Brighton Rock Graham Greene. 4 stars. Probably doesn't need to be on the list but I did enjoy it. It was not hard to read.

4Kristelh
Fev 1, 8:02am

#559. The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene. Mexico, Cristo Wars. 4 stars

5Kristelh
Fev 1, 8:03am

560. Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake, fantasy. 3.5 stars.

6Kristelh
Fev 8, 12:37pm

561.

Book The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse
Format: audio
Original publication date: 1943
Acquisition date/place: 2019, Audible
Decimal/ Star rating: 3.6 stars
Book description/summary: wise men play games
Challenge(s): 1001 BOTM
CAT/KIT:
Bingo DOG:
TIOLI: #4, last name only one vowel (e).
American: no
British: no
List book: 1001, Guardian, Nobel Laureate

7Kristelh
Fev 9, 10:36pm

562.
Book The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Format: audio play
Original publication date: 1892
Acquisition date/place: 2014
Decimal/ Star rating: 3.8
Book description/summary: logic solves it all
Challenge(s): TBR takedown, 1001
CAT/KIT:
Bingo DOG:
TIOLI:
American:
British: yes
List book: 1001 Books

8arukiyomi
Fev 12, 8:27am

new format I see... what is Bingo DOG? Any relation to the CAT above it?

9Kristelh
Editado: Fev 12, 8:48am

>8 arukiyomi: The CAT and Bingo dog all come from Category Challenge Group. The format is what I am using in 75 group and it is just easier to cut and paste.

10arukiyomi
Fev 20, 6:38am

ah right... I see... kind of ;-)

11Kristelh
Mar 24, 7:34am

563.

Book The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
Format: audio
Original publication date: 1929
Acquisition date/place: Audible
Decimal/ Star rating: 3.6 stars
Book description/summary: Southern Aristocrat family falls apart
Challenge(s): 1001, TBR, ROOT
American: yes
British:
List book: on many notable lists

12Kristelh
Mar 24, 7:36am

564,

Book Super-Cannes by J.G. Ballard
Format: book
Original publication date: 2000
Acquisition date/place: Bookmooch 2019
Decimal/ Star rating: 4.2 stars
Book description/summary: Eden has its snakes and gods of Olympus
Challenge(s): 1001, ROOT
American:
British: yes

13Kristelh
Editado: Abr 7, 6:58pm

565.
Book The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith
Format: audio
Original publication date: 1766
Acquisition date/place: 4/2021, Libby, LCL
Decimal/ Star rating: 3.8 stars
Book description/summary: fictitious memoir of the vicar's difficulties

14Kristelh
Editado: Abr 24, 7:42am

566. The Children's Book by A. S. Byatt
Historical fiction, family saga, arts, politics, you name it and it is in this book. Rating 3.5 to 4 stars

15Kristelh
Maio 2, 5:19pm

567. Completed Eugenia Grandet by Honore de Balzac, 4 stars

16Kristelh
Editado: Maio 4, 1:45pm

568.

Book Kokoro by Natsume Soseki
Format: audible
Original publication date: 1914
Acquisition date/place: March 2020.
Decimal/ Star rating: 3.6 stars
Book description/summary: heart of things/isolation/suicide
Challenge(s): 1001, TBR takedown
CAT/KIT:
Bingo DOG:
TIOLI:
American:
British:
List book: 1001 Books

17Kristelh
Editado: Maio 27, 5:28pm

569.

Book Une Vie by Guy de Maupassant
Format: kindle
Original publication date: 1883
Acquisition date/place: Amazon, 2021
Decimal/ Star rating: 4 stars
Book description/summary: a woman's life, is a good description
Challenge(s): 1001 BOTM
List book: 1001 Book

18Kristelh
Editado: Jun 20, 7:01am

570. Orlando by Virginia Woolf. This was quite different from what I had expected.

19Kristelh
Editado: Jun 20, 7:03am

571. Old Masters by Thomas Bernhard. Structure of this one was the challenge. One continues stream of sentences with no paragraphs. Thank goodness it wasn't too long.

20Kristelh
Editado: Maio 27, 5:29pm

572