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I've limited myself down to at least 50 since I didn't even get close to 100 in 2010 (I only finished 36).

And it's under a cut so as to not clogg up your friends lists:
50 Books I want to read in 2011 (in no particular order), goal #15
  1. Walter Scott - Waverley (Bonnie Prince Charlie, YAY ^^)

  2. Mary Shelley - Frankenstein (already had a go at that one for my ZP, but never finished. Shame on me.)

  3. Nathaniel Hawthorne - The Scarlet Letter

  4. Charles Dickens - Nicholas Nickleby

  5. John Cleland - Fanny Hill

  6. Emily Bronte - Wuthering Heights

  7. JRR Tolkien - Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 19. 12. 2010 -

  8. JRR Tolkien - Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

  9. Rebecca Gablé - Das zweite Königreich

  10. Rosemary Sutcliff - whichever I can lay my hands on (preferably Warrior Scarlet or Bonnie Dundee ^^)

  11. Philipp Pullman - The Subtle Knife

  12. Philipp Pullman - The Amber Spyglass

  13. RL Stevenson - The Black Arrow (never knew that book even existed before I saw it in a shop...)

  14. Joseph Eichendorff - Leben eines Taugenichts (also reread)

  15. Novalis - Heinrich von Ofterdingen 18. 10.2010 -

  16. Heinrich Böll - Irisches Tagebuch

  17. Schiller - Der Geisterseher

  18. Kleist - Michel Kohlhaas

  19. ETA Hoffmann - Lebensansichten des Katers Murr

  20. Marc Aurel - Selbstbetrachtungen

  21. Jostein Gaarder - Sopies Welt (reread, hopefully I will understand it now that I'm older and know more about philosophy)

  22. Umberto Eco - The Name of the Rose (finally finish....)

  23. TA Barron - The Lost Years of Merlin (another reread)

  24. TA Barron - The Seven Songs of Merlin

  25. TA Barron - The Fires of Merlin

  26. TA Barron - The Mirror of Merlin

  27. TA Barron - The Wings of Merlin

  28. John Polidori - The Vampyre

  29. ETA Hoffmann - Die Elixire des Teufels

  30. Thomas Mann - Der Zauberberg

  31. Brian Jacques - Redwall (and its sequels ^^)

  32. Tad Williams - Otherland 3 - Mountain of Black Glass

  33. Tad Williams - Otherland 4 - Sea of Silver Light

  34. Charlotte Bronte - Jane Eyre (started but never finished...)

  35. Jean Rhys - Wide Sargasso Sea

  36. John Bunyan - The Pilgrim's Progress (also never finished)

  37. Victor Hugo - Les Miserables

  38. Alexandre Dumas - Les Trois Musquetaires (probably won't try the French one, though...)

  39. Alexandre Dumas - Le Comte de Monte-Cristo

  40. something by George Eliott (to be decided)

  41. another Dickens (yet to be decided)

  42. Kate Fox - Watching the English

  43. Arthur Conan Doyle - The Complete Sherlock Holmes (except Hound of the Baskervilles, reread that recently) 29. 6. 2010 -

  44. John Toohey - Captain Bligh's Portable Nightmare

  45. Harald Haarmann - Weltgeschichte der Sprachen

  46. WM Thackeray - Vanity Fair

  47. Thomas Mann - Buddenbrooks

  48. Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary

  49. Heinrich Mann - Der Untertan

  50. Seth Grahame-Smith - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

  51. something by EM Forster (yet to be decided...)

  52. JJ Rousseau - Emile (Yes, you can call me crazy...)

  53. Astrid Lindgren - Ronja Räubertochter (also again)

  54. Henry Fielding - Tom Jones

  55. Daniel Kehlmann – Die Vermessung der Welt

  56. Umberto Eco – Das Foucault'sche Pendel

  57. E.T.A. Hoffmann – Der Sandmann

  58. Hermann Hesse – Der Steppenwolf

  59. Hermann Hesse – Siddartha

  60. Herman Hesse – Das Glasperlenspiel

  61. Gustave Flaubert – L'Education Sentimentale

  62. Joris-Karl Huysmans – A rébours

  63. Astrid Lindgren – Die Brüder Löwenherz

  64. Leo Tolstoi – Anna Karenina

  65. Leo Tolstoi (?) - Krieg und Frieden

  66. Jostein Gaarder – Das Kartengeheimnis

  67. Karen Duve – Die entführte Prinzessin

  68. Jostein Gaarder – Das Leben ist kurz

  69. Jostein Gaarder – Durch einen Spiegel, in einem dunklen Wort

  70. Rainer Maria Rilke – Die Aufzeichnungen des Malte Laurids Brigge

  71. Gottfried Keller – Der grüne Heinrich 28. 11. -

  72. Adalbert Stifter – Der Nachsommer 14. 11. -

  73. Maria Edgeworth – Castle Rackrent 7. 11. -


I also updated my Mission 101 but won't post that here since it is only the list with no further comments; I'll post another (=real) update sometime later this month, I think. It is about time that I got back into this properly.

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