Must read books are the magnus opus of literature.
There are so many great books, don’t waste your time on airport novels.
It takes a lot of time and research to find books worth reading. We made this epic list to make it easier for you. We have featured 15 books for veterans and beginners alike.
So, if you are wondering “what to read next”, we got you covered.
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The list of my must read books goes like this:
1. The Lord Of The Rings
An epic adventure set on middle earth – a magical world full of hobbits, elves, dwarves, men, trolls, wizards and much more.
Almost every fantasy writer is influenced by the author of this book.
Reading the hobbit before this is highly recommended.
2. The Adventure Of Tom Sawyer
A must read book by the acclaimed american author Samuel Langhorn Clemens aka Mark Twain.Often dubbed as one of the most engaging children’s books. This Mark Twain classic is a must read for any age group.
3. The Boy In Striped Pajamas
The author writes this book from the perspective of a 9 years old.
It inspires readers to think about the heartbreak the jews felt because of the nazis and how wrong they were.
1984 tells the story of a dystopian world where a totalitarian society is controlled by fear and lies.
5. The Harry Potter Series
Inspired by tolkien fantasy this global bestseller by JKR took the world by storm.
You should definitely join harry and his classmates to an epic adventure about a battle between good and evil.
This book is often regarded as modern classic.
6. To Kill A Mockingbird
Harper lee tells a gripping, poignant and a humorous story about a man accused of a terrible crime.
Based on early 20th century this is one of the top books of all time.
7. Little Women
A tale of four sisters with thier own different personalities delves deeper into thier lives as the readers get to know the joys, struggles, fears and flaws of the characters.
An all time classic by Mary Shelley tells readers the story of Victor Frankenstein, a scientist who creates a monster in his lab.
This book is credited to establish the SCI-FI genre and introduces one of the most terrifying monster of all time.
This draws in the readers by evoking questions about what makes a human.
9. The Great Gatsby
A story of a man who is struggling to earn the love of a woman whom he is obsessed with.
10. The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes
This book needs no introduction. Just go and read it.
This is one of the most important and must read books in the mystery genre. Sherlock Holmes is considered one of the most famous fictional character of all time.
11. Great Expectations
Charles Dickens is often considered as a modern day Shakespeare.
12. For Whom The Bell Tolls
Ernest Hemingway is one of the most acclaimed author. The story is set during the Spanish civil war.
13. V For Vendetta
A must read book by Alan Moore. A chilling totalitarian world which is so believable.
Rabindranath Tagore became the only indian writer to win the Nobel prize. He won it for gitanjali. Gitanjali is a must read poem collection.
15. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
By the acclaimed writer Roald Dahl is a dark twist on traditional fairy tales. It’s an adventure of a boy visiting a chocolate factory.
A must read book doesn’t need to be a hard read and it is remarkable after the initial release.