28 June 2013

Friday book list # 10: Whiskey Beach (Nora Roberts) and Venetia (Georgette Heyer)

I have two book lists to offer this week, both gleaned from books mentioned in romance novels. One is all fictional titles and the other all genuine titles.

Lets start with Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts: 


Fictional titles, both non-fiction, history:
Calypso: Doomed Treasure by Charles G. Haversham
Whiskey Beach: A Legacy of Mystery and Madness

And now Venetia, by Georgette Heyer:

Reference to the Greek and Latin texts is to the original languages in the novel, links here are to English translations.

Poetry: 
"The Corsair" by Lord Byron
"Cherry-ripe" (by Thomas Campion)
The Aeneid, The Georgics and The Eclogues by Virgil
The Odes, The Satires and The Epistles by Horace

Play:
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

Novels: 
Guy Mannering (by Sir Walter Scott)

Philosophy:
Phaedo (by Plato)
The Intellectual Powers of Man (as Intellectual Powers) by Thomas Reid

Non-fiction:
Essay on the Principles of Translation by Alexander Fraser Tytler (I have downloaded this one to my Kindle and plan to read it)


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