Phew…that’s a long title. Any who, the euro final is about to start at any time now, so I’m going to skip a long intro.
I’ve been slowly trying to read as many classic literature books as possible. This, of course, means frequent visits to my closest Chapters or Indigo. I have finally compiled a short list of my favourites.
1.) Gulliver’s Travels – I know a lot of people *dislike* this book very much, but I just love it. Love it.
2.) Animal Farm – I think I included the last line of this book in a previous post of mine featuring my favourite quotes. I adore the last line of this book. Really, though, the whole book is just fantastic.
3.) Lord of the Flies – “Sucks to your ass-mar!” This always has me rolling on the ground.
4.) Of Mice and Men
5.) East of Eden
6.) Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass – I’m constantly quoting these two books and trying to pass them off as my own.
7.) The Picture of Dorian Gray
8.) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – To be honest, I love anything and everything Sherlock. The original stories, the old tv show, Robert Downey’s Sherlock movies, and, of course, the BBC Sherlock.
9.) Moby Dick
My list is relatively short, and I’m still working on it. I still have a lot–a lot–of books I need to read. These include:
Wuthering Heights (while I’m familiar with the story, I’ve never read it).
Sense and Sensibility (same as above).
Tale of Two Cities
The Phantom of the Opera
Grapes of Wrath
The Count of Monte Cristo
Perfume: Story of a Murderer (Not really a classic, but I am in the midst of reading it).
On a totally separate note:
Happy Canada Day to all my fellow Canadians! ❤
And on another totally separate note:
The Euro final is finally upon us. In fact, as I type this, the match is just about to begin. By default (I’m still bitter over Germany and Portugal) I will be rooting for Italy. Hope this match will be entertaining! Who are you rooting for?