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Five must read books – World literature

Best Books“There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
― Ernest Hemingway

Books, the ultimate companion has been with us since 5th century. Each week hundreds of new books are being published. But only few books stay in our heart forever. Right books can play a vital role in our life. This article is an extract from my experience as a book hobbyist. I feel the below listed books are must read if you are a book hobbyist. Hope this might be useful. Please do share your appreciation and suggestions to improve our work.

  1. To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee

It can be called as one of the master pieces of American literature. To kill a mockingbird was published in 1960. The Harper Lee’s novel has become the instant best seller. In her book she has portrayed the human emotions to the fullest. Human behavior like kindness, love, cruelty, anger and hater are portrayed well by the author. This book has moved many readers. It is one of the best books I have ever read. It was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1961. It has also been adapted in to an academy award winning motion picture.

  1. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

One of the most praised books of world literature. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy revolve around the life of three individuals. Pierre Bezukhov, the one who fights for his inheritance, Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, the one who fights against Napoleon leaving his family behind and Natasha Rostov, the daughter of a nobleman who intrigues both men. The book is set during the invasion of Napoleon on Russia. Try this world’s best literature work. It will move your heart for sure.

  1. A Good man is hard to find by Flannery O’Connor

Apocalyptic possibility of life is the theme of Flannery’s master piece. She is one of the best author’s American literatures. This story is about a family with violence and sudden death. It is mixed well with religious concerns, comedy, violence and human behavior. One might find it apocalyptic but it is one of the best stories ever written.


  1. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Published in 1813 Pride and Prejudice is one of the must read for teens. The story revolves around Elizabeth Bannet  & her family and Mr.Darcy. Darcy is rich and eligible man any girl would love to marry. Elizabeth is one among the five unmarried daughter’s of Bannet family. The love between Elizabeth and Mr.Darcy makes the story. The comical, suspense plot would be joy to read. The romantic novel will make a good impression on the readers. It was made into a 2005 motion picture.

  1. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Written by one of the greatest author in English Literature, Great expectations is a must read novels. It revolves around Pip who is an orphaned, apprenticed to do dirty works. But he dreams to become a gentleman one day. The story is narrated by Pip to the readers. Crime & Guilt, Revenge & Reward were portrayed well by Charles Dickens.


Off course these are the only best books out there but these books has made a considerable change in my behavior. Please do leave your suggestions. Thank you.

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