Top 10 novels you must read


A mixture of  every genre from the evergreen classics, the basic contemparies to the modern styled novels, these books are rated the best for a reason. Written by the greatest literary minds of their time, they have universal themes, characters, experiences, emotions and perspectives that are still relevant today. Some of them are the very inspiration from which entire modern genres of literary fiction have sprung up from. If you love reading, we’ve skillfully crafted this perfect reading list for you.

10. The monk who sold his Ferrari by Robin Sharma

An ultra-successful investment banker leaves his luxurious life and sets off on a voyage to explore the fruits of a simple life, deep into the mountains of Nepal, only to experience a complete transformation in his perception and life style. Robin, here, does an excellent job of taking us away from the cacophony of the monotonous urban life and to take out a spare moment to look at the beauty our lives, family and society bring along.

9. The diary of a young girl by Anne Frank

Unforgettable and deeply influential, Anne Frank’s diary is a raw account of a young girl’s life as she hides from the Nazis. Despite her circumstances, Anne believes that people are still good at heart and that the world is full of beauty: she will change your life. The innocent narration, the invincible hope and the unending struggle takes you into the holocaust and gives us the room to realize what freedom and peace costs.

8. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

One of the most famous novels of all time, Pride And Prejudice details the courtship of two opposed characters in a world where manners and courtesy are of the utmost importance. Written during the times when the struggle for women’s rights had just began, the composition proved to be the trendsetter and pioneer in changing the society and people’s view at large. Austen motivates as she tells a beautiful yet disheartening story.

7. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

The God Of Small Things is a very very clever book, but what makes it exceptional is that it is both beautiful and crafty, a rare combination. This book has structure. Lots of it. Roy effectively creates a language of her own, a juvenile lucid language which complements the wistful mood of the book beautifully. The plot moves around in space and time with masterful ease and one can’t help but experience a vague sense of foreboding, a prickly fear in the back of your neck.

6. Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

I’m willing to bet you’ve heard of Harry Potter, but have you read the books? Join Harry Potter as he begins his journey into the world of magic, where he is the celebrated Boy Who Lived. Visit Hogwarts, meet your favorite characters and watch Harry grow into the one of the most famous literary characters in the world. Rowling broke the records with this awesome novel and once again proved that she , just like Harry, too can do the magic!

5. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

A story of true friendship, The Kite Runner follows Amir as he tries to find the only true friend he’s ever had – despite abandoning him due to ethnic and religious differences that were prominent in Kabul, Afghanistan. The story runs during the time when Kabul was in Turmoil; also telling us the grand culture Kabul once had and the changes that the evading forces brought along.

4. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist is a novel by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho that was first published in 1988. Originally written in Portuguese, it became an international bestseller translated into some 70 languages as of 2016. It is one of the few book that has an everlasting touch in your mind. It definitely motivates one,who is reading with his heart. The story is about a young man who travels to different places in order to pursue his dream.

3. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Published in 1925, Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby explores the decadence of the Jazz Age, and one man’s introduction into a world where even those with the most indulgent lives cannot earn love. Its a smooth read and Fitzgerald effortlessly takes you to the end to create a long lasting reading pleasure. His words are magical and impactful!

2. 1984 by George Orwell

Although 1984 has passed us by, George Orwell’s dystopian-vision, totalitarian world of control, fear and lies has never been more relevant. Delve into the life of Winston Smith as he struggles with his developing human nature in a world where individuality, freewill and love are forbidden. As you reach the end, Big Brother surely becomes a much dreaded character that you would never wish to meet.

1. To kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Published in 1960, this timeless classic explores human behavior and the collective conscience of The Deep South in the early 20th century. Humor entwines the delicate strands of prejudice, hatred, hypocrisy, love and innocence to create one of the best novels ever written. The dark and witty tale compels you to force your nose into its pages until you know how to kill the bird. Its ironic and so drastically real at the same time.

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