Top Ten Tuesday: (Five) Books Written Before I Was Born

Created by and with thanks to That Artsy Reader! I’ve been wanting to read and reread some classics for a while now–what a perfect way to compile them!

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1. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
I’ve been wanting to reread this for an age–who knows if 2021 is the mood for a romance so toxic it borders on a hate story rather than a love story, but I’m willing to give it a go!

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2. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
I blame wanting to reread this on Bridgerton. Since I watched it, Netflix keeps suggesting period pieces, including a ton of Jane Eyre adaptations, and I can see me spiraling…

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3. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Another one I blame Netflix for. Not mad about it!

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4. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Onto the reads, not rereads: I got a beautiful edition (that of course I can’t find on Goodreads) of Mansfield Park for Christmas, and I am ready to fill in the last three Austen books I’m yet to read! Which brings me to…

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5. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
After this, just Persuasion to go!

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Have you read any of these? Would you reread them–or which would you read/reread first?

31 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: (Five) Books Written Before I Was Born

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  1. I read all these Austens so long ago but I definitely want to reread them at some point! Same goes for Wuthering Heights 😊 I’m hoping to get to Rebecca this year because that’s a classic I keep hearing so many great things about. Awesome list!

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