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One of the biggest calamities in the life of a reader is that there will consistently be more superior books to slide into than there are minutes in a day or room in the shelf. Books can reverse lives; books are our infinite and endless source of intoxication and books have the power to change the world upside down.
Here’s a list of the books you should have read by now, irrespective of how old you are; and if you haven’t, read on and then read the books. Thank me later.
The Harry Potter series by JK Rowling
If you have the sufficiency to read English and haven’t read this, you need to go to a bookstore and buy copies. Seriously! It dashes you away to Hogwarts, where Harry Potter and his two best friends understand the good and bad in the world, become each other’s family, and make magic (both figuratively and actually).
The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
The book is penned very boldly and is much ahead of its time. It accords with important matters like self-identification and isolation and is as engaging as it is efficient in nudging profound beliefs in the mind.
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
This is one of the scarce books penning a novelized fictional description of the Second World War from a German viewpoint. Most of the specifics are influenced by the adolescence of the writer’s parents, both of whom lived in the fright of the catastrophe and later moved to Australia.
The Lord of the Rings Series by J.R.R Tolkien
The tale started as a chain to Tolkien’s previous less complicated children’s fantasy novel, but with time turned into a much bigger work structuring the ground for the later elongated Middle-earth universe.
The ‘children’s fantasy novel’ I was talking about some time back, The Hobbit, is the book which laid the base for the Lord of the Rings trilogy. The book is considered an immortal classic.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
If you couldn’t read this book in school, do it now. The book will permanently change the way you glimpse at your own prepossessed beliefs.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
The book is an old-school romantic-comedy set in the eighteenth-century drawing-room courtship between the proud Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy and prejudiced Ms. Elizabeth Bennet.
Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
is delightfully written and extraordinarily freakish. Be prepared to change the way you look at your own weirdness.
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
It is a sentimentally powerful book offering you a viewpoint and self-analysis on the connotation of damage and endurance.
The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
Your first job or internship is compelled to make you feel like it’s wreaking you in the process of building your resume. The book will make you understand you’re not the only one.
The White Album by Joan Didion
Utilize this compilation of essays to get into her sharp writing style and canny scrutiny, and then donate the rest of your life trying to be as cool as her.
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
If you are always whining about the stringent rivalry and the paucity of opportunities to accomplish something in life, read this, It will make you shut up and spin every small chance that life throws at you into an opportunity to change your life.
The book is about Anna Karenina, a married noblewoman whose relationship with Vronsky results in havoc in society and makes her life miserable.
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
This is a book that cannot be missed for anything. The book traverses intense shades of duty and answerability and the cost one pays for one’s actions.
The book unearths the lives of the kids at the fabricated Hailsham School, where duplicate children are produced and raised with a particular motive. It is an extraordinary catch about human emotions and relationships.