British_Classics is a reading group that concentrates on classic literature, mainly novels of the British Isles,
including England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Isle of Man, etc.
We'll read and discuss one book per month to be chosen through nominations and polls.
If you love reading the classics, this is the group for you.
Some of the authors we'll read may include Jane Austen, Anne Bronte, Charlotte Bronte, Emily Bronte, Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell, Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Hardy, James Hogg, Joseph Sheridan Lefanu, Sir Walter Scott, George Bernard Shaw, Mary Shelley, Robert Lewis Stevenson, Bram Stoker, Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde and many others.
2013 READING/DISCUSSION SCHEDULE
Jan - John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Craik
Feb - Woman in White by Wilke Collins
Mar - Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
Apr - The Secret Garden by Burnett
May - Agnes Gray by Anne Bronte
Jun - John Marchmont's Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Jul - The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
Aug - Maurice by E. M. Forster
Sep - The Fortunate Mistress by Daniel Defoe
Oct - The Man Who Was Thursday - G.K. Chesterton
Nov - The Caxtons by Lord Lytton
Dec - Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy