10 Books everyone must read in their lifetime.

Everyone of us must have read number of books in our life. And you will agree that a few of them have touched our lives in someway or the other. Some books may heal, influence, change perspective, inspire thoughts or may simply leave indelible imprints for multiple reasons.

Below here, we have mentioned a list of ten such books among hundreds that have been randomly picked by our editorial team. The list can be endless but we have tried to limit this to just 10. We understand that this may not be your favorite 10 books and hence we invite all our readers to comment and add their favorite list here.

1.The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)

A fable about following one’s dream that has the power to inspire millions of lives. The author has a beautiful way to communicate life’s mystery to the readers. A book full of wisdom and hope.

2.The Color Purple (Alice Walker)

A powerful book written in the form of letters by the protagonist Celie. The novel talks about how the girl who is born into poverty and segregation discovers the power and joy of her own spirit. The novel is a classic in itself.

3.Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)

A masterpiece of feminist literature. It is a story of an orphan girl JANE. The imagery and narrative power of Charlotte is astonishing.

4.The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)

undoubtedly one of the finest novel of Wilde.The novel focuses on the actions of a very ego-centrical character who thinks he can do whatever he wants because he is beautiful. The book shows the glory and pitfalls of beauty.

5.Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)

One of the greatest works of 19 century. The novel represents some autobiographical elements in the life of Charles Dickens through the character of Pip.

6.Gulliver’s Travels (Jonathan Swift)

A thoroughly entertaining novel of Gulliver’s misadventures. It is a political satire through which Swift has mocked at the ruling class, intellectuals. He has also offered very profound statements about humanity-with its pettiness, greed and violence.

7.The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)

An amazing novel with variety of themes such as racism, slavery, education, truth, honesty and friendship. The novel takes the reader back to 1800’s when slavery existed in the society.

8.The Republic (Plato)

The enthralling work of Plato provides the reader with the fundamental understanding of western philosophy. It talks about how life should be lived, justice should be served and leaders should lead.

9.Paradise Lost (Milton)

A classic poem that talks about the fall of the first man Adam from god’s grace.

10.To Kill a Mocking Bird (Harper Lee)

A story of a black man charged with the rape and abuse of white girl. It is a moving tale which deals with the issues of race and economic class in the 1930’s.N4K3ZEA3BFZ7

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