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Classics and modern classics that can be read in a single sitting

Red = to read
Black = read (with links to reviews where appropriate)

Please note that this list of short classic books/short modern classic books is a work in progress, with new titles to be added as I have the time!

 Classics and modern classics that can be read in a single sitting

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne (my review)

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

A Clockwork Orange by Alexander Burgess

A Death in Venice by Thomas Mann

A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov

A Kestrel for a Knave by Barry Hines

A Separate Peace by John Knowles

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll

Albert Nobbs by George Moore

A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett (my review)

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Anne of Green Gables by LM Montgomery (my review)

Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne (my review)

As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

The Awakening by Kate Chopin

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Billy Budd by Herman Melville

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (my review)

Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

The Call of the Wild by Jack London

Candide by Voltaire

The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger

The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov

The Chrysalids by John Wyndham (my review)

Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell

Daisy Miller by Henry James

Death in Venice by Thomas Mann

The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy

Dubliners by James Joyce

The End of the Affair by Graham Greene

Emma by Jane Austen

Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton (my review)

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (my review)

Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev (my review)

Faust (Part 1) by Goethe (my review)

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

The Gate by Natsume Soseki

The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

Heart of a Dog by Mikhail Bulgakov

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Heidi by Joanna Spyri (my review)

The Invisible Man by HG Wells (my review)

The Island of Dr Moreau by HG Wells (my review)

Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne (my review)

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving (my review)

The Life and Times of Michael K by JM Coetzee (my review)

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (my review)

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

The Man in the High Castle by Philip K Dick (my review)

The Man Who Was Thursday by GK Chesterton

The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham (my review)

Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Murder in the Cathedral by TS Eliot

My Antonia by Willa Cather

The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne (my review)

The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens (my review)

Nausea by John-Paul Sartre

Night by Elie Wiesel

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck (guest review from Bec Yee)

The Old Man and the Sea by Earnest Hemingway

On a Chinese Screen by W Somerset Maugham (my review)

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

The Outsider by Albert Camus (my review)

The Outsiders by SE Hinton (my review)

The Painted Veil by W Somerset Maugham  (my review forthcoming)

The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux (my review)

The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde

Pinocchio by Carlo Collidi

The Plague by Albert Camus

The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M Cain

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (review forthcoming)

The Quiet American by Graham Greene

The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea by Yukio Mishima

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (my review)

Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

Silas Marner by George Eliot 

Silence by Shusaku Endo

Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut

The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Tender is the Night by F Scott Fitzgerald (my review)

Therese Raquine by Emile Zola

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

The Time Machine by HG Wells (my review)

Thousand Cranes by Yasunari Kawabata

The Touchstone by Edith Wharton

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

The Vagabond by Colette

We by Yevgeni Zamyatin

The Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum (my review)

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

White Fang by Jack London (my review)


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