Friday, October 9, 2009

Global Classic Challenge!


I have just created my very first challenge! The theme is classic literature from different countries. I think a lot of readers get intimidated when it comes to classic literature because the books are often voluminous. Well, fear not, my friends! This is a small-scaled challenge since I only picked 6 books. At the end of the challenge I intend to do a giveaway. The readers who finish and submit reviews for all 6 books before the deadline will receive a little surprise in the mail. Are you interested yet?

Name: Global Classic Challenge
Theme: Reading 6 classic books from different countries, with each book representing one country
Requirement: Read and review all listed books before June 30, 2010

Book List:

More about The Age of InnocenceMore about One Hundred Years of SolitudeMore about <span class=More about My Name Is Red
More about Every Man Dies Alone


Age of the Innocence by Edith Wharton [United States]
100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez [Columbia]
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte [England]
My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk [Turkey]
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky [Russia]
Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada [Germany]


To participate in the challenge, please leave a comment to this post indicating your interest. You can submit your each review by posting a link to your post in which you write your review to my most recent blog entry. If you do not have a blog and wish to participate, you can simply e-mail your review to me and I will post your review on my blog for you.

Honestly I think this is one of easiest challenges out there. You basically have more than enough time to read all of these worldly famous books. What are you waiting for? And don't forget the giveaway at the end! :)




5 comments:

  1. Me! Me! I want to participate! I'm reading Wuthering Heights at the moment, and you gave us more than enough time for completing the challenge! I'll blog about the challenge.

    Ivana

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  2. There. I posted about the challenge. Happy reading!

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  3. I've given you an award.

    http://readingwithtequila.blogspot.com/2009/10/one-lovely-blog.html

    jennsicurella at verizon dot net

    Jennifer @ Reading with Tequila

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  4. Here is my first review for The Age of Innocence
    http://willingtoseeless.blogspot.com/2009/11/global-classic-challenge-review-1.html
    Happy reading!
    Ivana

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