1) Read and/or watch TWO works by the author in question (Bronte, Dickens, Dumas, Gaskell, Twain)My main reason for joining in is of course North and South, because I really need more excuses to sit down and watch it, but there is actually more to it as well. Sometime in the next four weeks or so I am going to be reading the book as I am supposed to be leading a discussion on it for a group I am in. Also, I know that a family member has bought the DVD set for Cranford from the UK (no sign of it being shown on TV here yet) and so I am planning to borrow that soon, and watch that as well.
Watching two movies
Reading two books
Reading one book; watching one movie
You can always read (or watch) more. But two is the minimum. I don't know that this has ever come up, but you CAN count abridged versions of the novels. You CAN also count audio books.
Sunday, May 04, 2008
Gaskell Mini Challenge
Becky from Becky's Book reviews has come up with five (yes five) mini challenges for some classic authors, and I have decided that I am going to join in on the Gaskell mini challenge. The rules are quite relaxed, with the challenges closing on November 15: