20 classics #11: Malone Dies by Samuel Beckett

I’m reading 20 classic, modern-classic or cult books. Read more about this project here. See the other classics here. Why did I want to read it? I adore Beckett’s plays Waiting for Godot and Endgame. Masterpieces. When was it published? Originally published as Malone Meurt in Paris and first in English in 1956 (author’s own translation) by Grove Press. … Continue reading 20 classics #11: Malone Dies by Samuel Beckett

20 Classics #10: The Well by Elizabeth Jolley

I’m reading 20 classic, modern-classic or cult books. Read more about this project here. Why did I want to read it? There are way too many Australian authors I haven’t read. People told me I’d click with Elizabeth Jolley. When was it published? It was first published in 1986, which makes it a very young ‘classic’ (a little younger … Continue reading 20 Classics #10: The Well by Elizabeth Jolley

20 Classics #8: Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift

I’m reading 20 classic, modern-classic or cult books. I aimed to read them all in 2011, but that's beginning to look unlikely. Read more about this project here. Why did I want to read it? I had vague ideas about Gulliver’s Travels. I remembered Ted Danson being tied up by some little people in a film version I … Continue reading 20 Classics #8: Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift