25 Must Read books Before You Die

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Literary treasures offer profound insights, challenge perspectives, and ignite imagination. As you embark on your reading journey, include these 25 transformative books in your literary repertoire.

25 Books to Read Before You Die

1: To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee’s novel is a classic that explores racism and moral development while teaching valuable lessons through the eyes of a young girl named Scout Finch.

2: “1984” by George Orwell

Orwell’s depiction is still widely read today.

3: “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen

Austen’s work is a classic insight into social and romantic sides.

4: “The Great Gatsby”

Scott Fitzgerald’s book tells us about the glamour of the Jazz Age.

5:”One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel García Márquez

This magical realism spins a compelling tale.

6. “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley

Huxley’s examination of a technologically advanced society’s effect on individuality and uniformity is intriguing.

7. “The Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger

This tale captures the spirit of adolescent anguish.

8. “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville

This is about searching for the mysterious white whale.

9.”The Lord of the Rings” by J.R.R. Tolkien

It is about the world of Middle-earth.

10.To the Lighthouse” by Virginia Woolf

Woolf depicts the characters’ thoughts and feelings.

11.”Crime and Punishment” by Fyodor Dostoevsky

This novel dives into the troubled thoughts to examine guilt from within the human psyche.

12.”Beloved” by Toni Morrison

Morrison’s story is a sad investigation of slavery’s aftereffects and the quest for self-discovery.

13.”The Odyssey” by Homer

The ancient epic is filled with lessons on bravery.

14.”The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky

This book is a murder mystery about the human psyche.

15.”Wuthering Heights” by Emily Bronte

Bront’s dark and passionate telling of a love triangle set on the Yorkshire moors never fails to enthral.

16.Infinite Jest

Infinite Jest is one of a kind; it was born in the hope and new frontiersmanship of the dot-com 1990s, but it also foretold our current situation.

17.The Left Hand of Darkness

The Left Hand of Darkness is not simply a linguistic and conceptual masterpiece, but it also shreds traditional gender roles to bits.

18.Lolita

Why should anybody read a book about a paedophile’s sick obsession with a young girl? If you are a reader, you are probably a fan of clever wordplay, analogies, and allusions.

19.Maus

The lack of sentimentality and Spiegelman’s self-portrait as a secondhand Holocaust survivor are two of the many things that make Art Spiegelman’s trailblazing, autobiographical Maus so brilliant.

20.Never Let Me Go

When you get caught up in a book like that, you might read it at work while hiding your keyboard from view, hoping no one will see, but also not caring if you are fired.

21.The Phantom Tollbooth

Milo, the protagonist of The Phantom Tollbooth, is a bored young boy who one day discovers a magical tollbooth in his bedroom.

22.Slaughterhouse-Five

Kurt set out to chronicle the World War II firebombing of Dresden.

23.Things Fall Apart

There were very few novels written in English that portrayed African life from an African perspective before the publication of Things Fall Apart in 1958.

24.Where the Wild Things Are

It is one of the most beloved books of all time.

25.A People’s History of the United States

Howard Zinn wrote about this classic, now common knowledge.

 

Conclusion:

This set of 25 books has many topics and writing styles, so every reader will find something they like. Explore past and present stories that will help your mind and soul.