Karen Swallow Prior – Fiction Reading List on the Virtues

September 6, 2018 — Leave a comment

 

 

Karen Swallow Prior’s reading list of 12 novels that have the potential to form virtue in us.

 
They are organized in the manner presented in the book. We recommend reading these novels (or those you haven’t already read) in conjunction with ON READING WELL.  (Half these novels are available as FREE ebooks!)
 
 

The Heavenly Virtues:

 

* Chastity: 

Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton


*** FREE Kindle EBook

ALSO, available in a variety of
FREE Ebook formats
from Project Gutenberg

 
 

* Diligence: 

Pilgrim’s Progress
The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan


*** FREE Kindle EBook

ALSO, available in a variety of
FREE Ebook formats
from Project Gutenberg

* Patience: 

Persuasion by Jane Austen


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ALSO, available in a variety of
FREE Ebook formats
from Project Gutenberg

 
 

* Kindness:

Tenth of December by George Saunders


 
 

* Humility:

“Revelation” and “Everything That Rises Must Converge” by Flannery O’Connor
Both stories found in The Complete Stories of Flannery O’Connor

 

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