Tuesday 9 July 2019

Reading Recs: 9 More Classics You Can Read in One Day

Today I share nine more short classic novels and novellas that you can get through in 1-2 days.

Uncover the mystery in Henry James The Turn of the Screw.

What will happen when the husband of one of his former lovers knocks on a man's door? Intrigued? Read Dostoevsky's The Eternal Husband.

Want a snapshot of the trials and loves of Russia's poor? Pick up Dostoevsky's Poor Folk.

One man seeks revenge in Kleist's Michael Kohlhaas.

Or travel in time with H.G. Wells in The Time Machine.

A musical ingénue falls under the spell of a hypnotist in George du Maurier's Trilby.

Philosophical commentary meets satire in Voltaire's Candide.

Rediscover the child within with J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan.

Or suffer through the unknown with Josef K in Kafka's The Trial.

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