Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen :)

Are you remotely surprised I chose a Jane Austen novel? “Laugh as much as you choose, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion!” There is no way I could make this list without listing Jane Austen’s best-selling novel of all times: Pride and Prejudice

classic book - amazing illustrations. One of my very favourite reads at Christmas.

A Christmas Carol' illustrated by Robert Ingpen The first chapter, before Tiny Tim and all, makes a compelling case for changing one's life

Everyone NEEDS to read these at least once. And then afterwards, watch O Brother Where Art Thou

30 Books Everyone Should Read Before Turning 30

"The Iliad" & "The Odyssey" (Boxed Set) by Homer -- I read these before in high school, but I'm aiming to re-read them after I finish the other three books I've pinned here about mythology of the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Nordic peoples.

The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien (1977) | The 25 Most Challenging Books You Will Ever Read

The Silmarillion - J. A narrative that describes the universe of Eä in which are found the lands of Valinor, Beleriand, Númenor, and Middle-earth within which The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings take place.

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy  I've just begun my journey in reading this epic tale and... whoo man....

The Lord of the Rings JRR Tolkein trilogy: 'The Fellowship of the Ring,' 'The Two Towers,' 'The Return of the King.' = 5 out of 5 stars

Judging a Book by Its Cover: A 6-year-old Guesses What Classic Novels Are All About. The Fellowship of the Ring: "This book is about a tree on a hill. The tree is the star of the book and it’s a very nice tree but everyone else is mean. I think the tree has a magical ring and some evil guys capture the ring and put him on the top of the hill so they can watch him. "

The Fellowship of the Ring - Ballantine with Tolkien Cover These books have art by J. Tolkien on them, replacing the artwork by Barbara Remington that were on the initial printings. In print from 1973 through

The Two Towers

The Two Towers (novel)

The Hobbit. Bilbo is one of my all time favourite characters. Bought it as soon as I found it in Chapters.

The Hobbit- Tolkien. The Ballantine covers of the Hobbit and of the three Lord of the Rings books with Tolkien's own artwork, as they looked when I read them in my youth, remain my favorites.


thesorrowsofgin: ““The Old Man and The Sea,” Ernest Hemingway. ” The Sorrows of Gin.