read at least 43 of the World's 100 Greatest Books

These are the ones that I know for sure I’ve read. Some of these I read in high school and some in college but I’m counting them anyway. : )

1. The Iliad – Homer
2. The Odyssey – Homer
3. Beowulf – Unknown
4. The Canterbury Tales – Geoffrey Chaucer (I still have part of the prologue to this memorized in Middle English. We had to commit it to memory for a high school assignment and my mind is a steel trap for useless information. :P)
5. Don Quixote – Cervantes
6. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
7. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
8. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
9. Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
10. A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
11. The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne
12. Middlemarch – George Eliot
13. Crime and Punishment – Feodor Dostoyevsky
14. Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
15. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
16. A Farewell to Arms – Ernest Hemingway
17. Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
18. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
19. Hamlet – William Shakespeare
20. Othello – William Shakespeare
21. Macbeth – William Shakespeare
22. Our Town – Thornton Wilde
23. Death of a Salesman – Arthur Miller
24. Walden – Henry David Thoreau



I tried to memorize ‘The Raven’ one time, but I never quite got all the way thorough.

I took the munchkin to a small city zoo the other day and one of the animals they had on display was a raven. It totally creeped me out when it started talking. Luckily it didn’t say anything like “Nevermore”. The only word I heard it say was “Poncho”. : P



That’s funny,... they can be taught to speak like parrots do. Someone should teach that bird to say Nevermore. Poncho Nevermore … :-)

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One of my favourite characters in the Discworld books is a raven called Quoth. Or, to put it another way, Quoth the Raven.

He doesn’t do the ‘n word’ :)

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said the skull.

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