Oh Moby Dick, I clutch thy heart at last
Thoroughly enjoy your recaps. Dickens would be Great.🙂
I think you should let this live on like Dracula Daily did. And do a new book, too, so long as you bring back your recaps!
Would love to read Tolstoy like this!
I’d be curious about Tolstoy or Middlemarch more, but I’d go along for the ride or Dickens if that’s where we landed.
I've got an idea for the next book: Don Quixote! Never read it. Thought to for a long time but never got around to it. Or it could be fun to just start Moby Dick again next summer.
Here's hoping you find the right book and go for round two. I'd also be curious to hear from you on other topics too, as long as it keeps arriving in my inbox. Keep going! Please don't leave us! We're so lonely!
I'd be interested in Dickens or Tolstoy! Out of curiosity, why David Copperfield as opposed to any of Dickens' other works?
My impulse was instantly that we should move on to a new book, but as fun and perfectly paced as Moby-Dick has been, I don't think I can deny future readers the pleasure! Still, would love a similar project, especially for those Russian novels. As for my own classics TBR-and-on-my-shelves list, I've got:
* Finnegans Wake, which I'm moving slowly through and would be super fun to do as a group.
* Pride and Prejudice
* The Picture of Dorian Gray
* Mumbo Jumbo
* The Master and Margarita
* Don Quixote
* For Whom the Bell Tolls
* Confederacy of Dunces
* Tristam Shandy
* The Canterbury Tales
(I'm realizing how easy this is thanks to how poorly-read I am so far!)
It might also be fun to do a huge poem, like Melville's Clarel.