Friday, September 18, 2009

French Revolution Mini-Challenge



This challenge is for 2009-2010.
It begins October 1, 2009. It ends December 31, 2010.

Read two books (or watch two movies) set during the French Revolution. These can be nonfiction or fiction.

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This list on historicalnovels.info might be helpful.

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
A Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczky
Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini
A Place of Greater Safety by Hilary Mantel


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14 comments:

dolleygurl said...

This sounds like a cool challenge - I have a couple books in this category on my TBR list - so it will help me get to them. Thanks.

http://themaidenscourt.blogspot.com/

Lynda said...

I'm in.
I'll be reading A Tale of Two cities and one of the Scarley Pimpernel novels
Post about the challenge here.

virginiebarbeau said...

I am definitely going to do this challenge. I love the French Revolution.

Will post this under the 'challenges' tab as wel as do a post about it.

http://virginiebarbeau.wordpress.com/

Grilsgood said...

sure emhoyed the Marie Antonette bok i read last year, this can't be anythign but good

bookwormwhit said...

I'm in.
The French Revolution has always interested me.
Here's my post about this challenge:
http://bookwormwhit.livejournal.com/123532.html

Veronica said...

I'm in. I loved "The Scarlet Pimpernel" so I think I'll read the next one ("Sir Percy Leads the Band") and then I'll read "Scaramouche."

Grain de Beaute said...

I love your Mini Challenges Becky and I'm participating in three of them. This is the first.

http://bookishpursuits.blogspot.com/2009/10/mini-reading-challenges.html

christina-reads said...

I'm in! My post about the challenge is here: http://christina-reads.livejournal.com/41758.html.

A Bookshelf Monstrosity said...

I'm all about this challenge. Please sign me up! Thanks. I'm posting this under my challenges section in my sidebar :)

http://bookshelfmonstrosity.blogspot.com

bookwordlover said...

Please sign me up! This will be my first ever challenge. My two books will be 'A Tale of Two Cities' and Mantel's 'A Place of Greater Safety'.

Booklover Book Reviews
http://bookloverbookreviews.blogspot.com

Jules said...

I'm in too! Here's a link to my post

http://bkwrmjchallenges.blogspot.com/2009/12/mini-challenges.html

I've also signed up for the Wilkie Collins, Leo Tolstoy, George Eliot and Elizabeth Gaskell. All of them are on the post, do you want me to go to the individual posts to sign up?

christina-reads said...

Just wanted to say that I completed this challenge! My wrap-up post, with links to my reviews for the challenge, is here: http://christina-reads.livejournal.com/82425.html.

Grilsgood said...

This is one i only read what i had to, buess it is jsut not me. NO blog so will post here

1. Moore, Brian The Magician's Wife
2,. Greenblatt, miriam Napoleon Bonaparte and Imperial France

Grilsgood said...

This is one i only read what i had to, buess it is jsut not me. NO blog so will post here

1. Moore, Brian The Magician's Wife
2,. Greenblatt, miriam Napoleon Bonaparte and Imperial France