Saturday, 21 February 2009

Other books I read because of Harry Potter

This is a list of books I read and/or bought because of Harry Potter.

  • Beowulf (the oldest surviving epic in British literature, 8th -11th century)
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (1847)
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1865)
  • Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll (1871)
  • Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie (1930)
  • Three Act Tragedy by Agatha Christie (1934)
  • The Hollow by Agatha Christie (1946)
  • Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (1838)
  • Hard Times by Charles Dickens (1854)
  • The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1927)
  • The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights by John Steinbeck (1976)
  • The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart (1979) (3rd in her series about Merlin)

Bought & Read

  • Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher-Stowe (1852) (borrowed)
  • The Story of King Arthur and His Knights by Howard Pyle (1903)
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker (1897)
  • War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1865-1869)
  • The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole (1764)
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (1890)
  • Fornnordisk mytologi (Old Norse Mythology) by Lars Magnar Enoksen (2004)
  • The Hermetic Cabinet: Alchemy and Mysticism by Alexander Roob (2005)
  • The Book of Werewolves by Sabine Baring-Gould (1865)
  • Witches, Werewolves and Fairies - Shapeshifters and Astral Doubles in the Middle Ages by Claude Lecouteux (2003)

Bought but not all read (yet)

  • The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe (1794)
  • The Princes of Ireland by Edward Rutherford (2004)
  • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain (1889)
  • The Once and Future King by T.H. White (1938-1958)
  • The Complete Romances of Chrétien de Troyes (12th century) (translated by David Staines, 1993)
  • Curious Myths of the Middle Ages by Sabine Baring-Gould (1894)
  • Celtic Myths and Legends by Peter Berresford Ellis (1999)
  • Celtic Myth and Legend by Charles Squire (1905/2001)
  • The Mabinogion, unabridged, translated by Lady Charlotte E. Guest (1906/1997)
  • The Mabinogi and other Medeival Welsh Tales by Patrick K. Ford (1977)
  • Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2001)
  • Mythologies of the World (2001)
  • Mytologi – gudar, hjältar, myter (Mythology – gods, heroes, myths) (2005)
  • Tro i den keltiska världen (Christianity and the Celts) by Ted Olsen (2003)
  • Draken, fabeldjurens konung (The Dragon, King of Fabulous Beasts) by Åke Dahlström (2002)

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