Top Five… of 2005

2005 wasn’t a great year for reading. Not for me, that is. Somehow I only managed to compile a top five of the year, since nothing else I’d read qualified… shame. It was the first full year of university, and I suppose that meant I read mainly chapters of things and so forth. Did get through Ulysses, but that didn’t come close to making the top 5, believe you me… anyway, without further ado:

5. Lady Into Fox – David Garnett
Which I talked about here

4. Jacob’s Room – Virginia Woolf
Ginny strikes again.

3. The Mill on the Floss – George Eliot
Still the only Eliot I’ve finished, and surprised I only placed this at number three, since it’s one of my favourite novels. Very strange title, if you think about it.

2. The Long Afternoon – Giles Waterfield
Angela sent this out on the dovegreybooks postal book group, and I thank her for it. Look out for it in my 50 Books…

1. Blind Man’s Buff – Richmal Crompton
Must eulogise about Ms. Crompton at greater length, one of these days…

3 thoughts on “Top Five… of 2005

  • December 16, 2007 at 10:30 pm
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    Lady into Fox. I hated it.
    But I will investigate the others.
    sherry

  • December 17, 2007 at 10:14 am
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    Can’t go wrong with The Mill on the Floss, Sherry!

  • December 17, 2007 at 12:31 pm
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    Sorry about my last comment Simon, it’s early here and my grammer was not what it should have been. I’m enjoying your lists and photos very much.

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