The Classics Club Lucky SPIN number!

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We promised you a spin number this morning, and here it is! Your Spin Number is –

17.

If you joined the game last week, find number 17 on your Spin List! That’s the title you are challenged to read by October 6, 2014. We’ll toss a post up on October 6 to see who completed the game.

As always, the prize is the reading experience. Details here.

In case anyone asks — it would be awesome if everyone posted about their Spin book on October 6. But that’s not mandatory or anything. If you want to, though, have at it! 🙂

Check in below if you played. What’s your #17 title? Are you glad, hesitant, excited about your title? Do tell!

Twitter hashtag: #ccspin

– the Club

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68 thoughts on “The Classics Club Lucky SPIN number!

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  2. I got Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. I’m OK with that, it is one of the few re-reads on my list. I was really hoping to get Wizard of Earthsea so I will go ahead and read that next, then Bronte.

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    • Ashley, I remember that book being a strange but enjoyable read. After reading the book you might want to watch the film adaption. If I remember correctly the movie is nothing like the book but both were enjoyable.

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  6. Golly, I dodged a bullet. I had Crime & Punishment at 17 on my original list, but I felt like it wasn’t random enough … so I shuffled all the titles again. Ended up with The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie.

    Still, I think that’s a sign that I need to tackle C&P this winter … feels like winter read.

    Thank you for organizing the spin!!

    Sarah

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    • I couldn’t get into this one, when I tried to read it years ago. I do know a few people who really like the book though. Hopefully it will be one of those books that you don’t think you will enjoy but end up loving.

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    • Hey Katherine….I had similar apprehensions when I began reading Great Expectations last year for the Spin…but it was awesome, in fact, I went back and re-read all Dickens works including Bleak House. Expectations and House are my favorites …go for it….I am sure you will enjoy it!!

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    • I loved Great Expectations! I read in a literature survey course in college. It was my first Dickens and I was absolutely dreading it, but I loved it, and now I’m a huge Dickens fan. I hope you end up liking it.

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    • I feel like one of the things to remember with books like Great Expectations (and a number of other classics) is that they were printed as serials… so they were intended to be originally read in chunks. Spread the reading out and give yourself space (as much as you can!)
      I haven’t read this one yet… I believe it’s on my list though, so I’ll try to remember my own advice 🙂

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  7. 17! Wahoo – the Silent Spring for me.

    I’m glad not to have a chunkster for this spin…I’ve got a lot on this month, so a smaller non-fiction read is much appreciated 🙂

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