🏛️ Dark Academia Book Challenge 2023 - hosted by bibilly

A classic or its counterpart
anything you can think as a "classic" DA book really (or just that one DA book you feel you have to get to even without this challenge) ----- The Secret History, If We Were Villains, The Orchard, Frankenstein, The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Magus, Maurice, Demian, Steppenwolf, Beneath the Wheel, Possession, Stoner, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Sleepwalking, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The Alienist, An Instance of the Fingerpost, The Historian, Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, Piranesi, Babel, Brideshead Revisited, The Vampire Chronicles, Indelicacy, The Hour of the Star, The Athenaeum, The Name of the Rose, Dune, Hangsaman, Waking the Moon, The Cloisters.
All books added

579 pages first pub 1980 (editions)

fiction historical mystery challenging dark mysterious slow-paced


E.M. Forster

272 pages first pub 1971 (editions)

fiction classics historical lgbtqia+ literary romance emotional reflective medium-paced

546 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical literary challenging dark emotional medium-paced

512 pages first pub 1897 (editions)

fiction classics horror dark mysterious tense slow-paced

576 pages first pub 1990 (editions)

fiction literary romance challenging mysterious reflective slow-paced

22 hours, 3 minutes first pub 1992 (editions)

fiction literary mystery thriller dark mysterious tense slow-paced

432 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction thriller dark emotional mysterious medium-paced

1024 pages first pub 2004 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical adventurous mysterious slow-paced

359 pages first pub 1847 (editions)

fiction classics literary romance dark emotional slow-paced

234 pages first pub 1963 (editions)

fiction classics literary dark emotional reflective medium-paced