Victorian Book Club

Repeats every month on the second Saturday 12 times .
Sep 10 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Visitor Center

1117 Magoffin Ave.
El Paso  Texas  79901

Formal Parlor of the Magoffin Home from1887.

You are cordially invited to join us at the Visitor Center of the Magoffin Home State Historic Site for refreshments and a lively discussion of books that shaped an era. We have curated a collection of books published from 1808 to 1886 that reflect a wide range of experiences of people living during those years. All of the reading selections can be found for free at gutenberg.org. 

Cost: Free

Victorian Book Club Book List 2022-2023

September

A Pair of Blue Eyes                                  Thomas Hardy                                      1873

October

The Murders in the Rue Morgue              Edgar Allen Poe                                   1841

November

Great Expectations                                 Charles Dickens                                    1861

December

The Witch and Other Stories                  Anton Chekhov                                      1886

January

Work: A Story of Experience                  Louisa May Alcott                                   1873

February

The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today            Mark Twain & Charles Dudley Warner   1873

March

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland          Lewis Carroll                                         1865

April

The Red and the Black                          Stendahl                                                 1830

May

The Flowers of Evil                                Charles Baudelaire                                1857

June

Around the World in Eighty Days          Jules Verne                                            1872

July

Faust                                                     Johann Wolfgang von Goethe               1808

August

Cousin Bette (Cousin Betty)                 Honoré de Balzac                                   1846