2020 Challenges


  • 19th Century Classic: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte 
  • 20th Century Classic: Chronicles of Narnia 1-7 by C.S Lewis 
  • Classic By a Woman Author: The Last of the Plantagenets by Caroline M. Keteltas 
  • Classic In Translation: The Iliad by Homer 
  • Classic By a Person of Colour: Romance of the Three Kingdoms by Lo-Kuan Chung 
  • A Genre Classic (History): History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides 
  • Classic With a Person's Name in the Title: Othello by William Shakespeare 
  • Classic With a Place in the Title: The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot 
  • Classic With Nature in the Title: The Waves by Virginia Woolf 
  • Classic About a Family: The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 
  • Abandoned Classic: Metamorphoses by Ovid 
  • Classic Adaption: Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy 



  • Peter the Great by Robert K. Massie 
  • The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides 
  • Romanovs by Simon Sebag Montefiore 
  • Islamic Empires by Justin Marozzi
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  • King Lear of the Steppes by Ivan Turgenev
  • A Strange Story by Ivan Turgenev  
  • The Rendezvous by Ivan Turgenev 
  • An Unhappy Girl by Ivan Turgenev
  • Andrei Kolosov by Ivan Turgenev 
  • Enough by Ivan Turgenev 
  • A Desperate Character by Ivan Turgenev




                                                          Euripides/Sophocles Plays

Ace: Medea - E
King: Andromache - E
Queen: Hecuba - E
Jack: The Suppliants - E
Ten: Electra - E
Nine: Phoenician Women - E
Eight: Orestes - E
Seven: Cyclops - E
Six: Rhesus - E
Five: Heracles Mad - E
Four: Ajax - S
Three: Electra - S
Two: Philoctestes - S

  Aeschylus/Aristophanes Plays

Ace: Agamemnon - AE
King: The Suppliant Maidens - AE
Queen: The Persians - AE 
Jack: The Seven Against Thebes - AE
Ten: Prometheus Bound - AE
Nine: The Archarnians - AR
Eight: The Knights - AR
Seven: The Clouds - AR
Six: The Wasps - AR
Five: The Peace - AR
Four: The Birds - AR 
Three: The Frogs - AR
Two: The Lysistrata - AR

Turgenev Short Stories 

Ace: A Correspondence 
King: A Desperate Character 
Queen: A Strange Story 
Jack: A Tour in the Forest 
Ten: An Unhappy Girl 
Nine: Andrei Kolosov 
Eight: Clara Militch 
Seven: Enough 
Six: Faust 
Five: Knock, Knock, Knock 
Four: Lieutenant Vergunov's Story
Three: Old Portraits 
Two: Phantoms 

Turgenev Short Stories + A Play

Ace: Poems in Prose 
King: Punin and Baburin 
Queen: The Brigadier  
Jack: The Dog 
Ten: The Dream 
Nine: The Duellist  
Eight: The Inn 
Seven: The Jew  
Six: The Rendezvous 
Five: The Watch 
Four: Three Portraits 
Three: Yakov Pasinkov 
Two: Phantoms 


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