Literary Works List

by Sister Mildred M.

Years ago I came across this listing of well known works which had been presented to the U.S. Congress to see how many had read them all. Only one had; He was Ted Kennedy.

      Tolstoy's "War and Peace"
      Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises"
      Marx's "The Communist Manifesto"
      Milton's "Paradise Lost"
      Faulkner's "The Sound and the Fury"
      Dicken's "Great Expectations"
      Bellow's "Herzog"
      The Bible
      Frost's "Collected Poems"
      Shakespeare's Play "Hamlet"
      Plato's "The Republic"
      Thoreau's "Walden"
      Dostoevsky's "The Brothers Karamazov"
      Joyce's "Ulysses"
      Dante's "Divine Comedy"
      W.B. Yeats' "Collected Poems"
      Camus' "The Stranger"
      Flaubert's "Madam Bovary"
      Homer's "The Iliad-Odyssey"
      Melville's "Moby Dick"