Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Currently reading...

Let's do this shall we! 

Currently reading: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad.

This novel is for my 3rd year module 'Victorian Gothic' which I am SO excited to do but it's not starting until January :( Actually, I'm excited for all my modules next year. Along with 'Vic Goth' I'm going 'Victorian Literature', 'Modernism' and 'Science Fiction', HOW AWESOME DO THEY SOUND? I'm also doing my dissertation (eeeep!) but I've got a good topic in mind so all is good!
I'm only 30 pages off finishing this one so expect a book review soon. I am enjoying it as well so hopefully I'll give it a good review so some of you will pick it up and give it a go. 
Once I move back home from University I will definitely give you guys a picture of the amount of books I will have to read this summer but for now, here is my current reading list:

Reading order for Summer 2012
1.    North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell (Vic Lit)
2.    Ulysses by James Joyce (Modernism)
3.    The Time Machine by H. G. Wells (Sci Fi)
4.    The Old English Baron by Clara Reeve (Dissertation)
5.    Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (Vic Lit)
6.    Hangover Square by James Hamilton (Modernism)
7.    The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by R. L. Stevenson (Goth)
8.    The Mysteries of Udolpho by Anne Radcliffe (Dissertation)
9.    Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë (Vic Lit)
10. Hugh Selwyn Mauberley by Ezra Pound (Modernism)
11. The Day of the Triffids by J. Wyndham (Sci Fi)
12. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins (Vic Lit)
13. The Life and Death of Harriet Frean by May Sinclair (Modernism)
14. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (Goth)
15. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (Vic Lit)
16. Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf (Modernism)
17. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by P. K. Dick (Sci Fi)
18. Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (Vic Lit)
19. The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot (Modernism)
20. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad (Goth)
21. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford (Modernism)
22. She by H. Rider Haggard (Goth)
23. The Beetle by Richard Marsh (Goth)
24. Dracula by Bram Stoker (Goth) 

This doesn't include reference material (wah!) and others that I might add for my dissertation. READING CAN HURT! 

Anyway, expect a book review in the next couple of days :)

Lots of love,
Sia xx


  1. I might turn my blog into something like this. It will save it sitting there unused! Scary looking book list!

  2. Fluke! I just picked this up today to read, fancied something more exotic than usual lol how are you finding it? x


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