6 Books To Read Before You Die
September 6, 2017
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Despite the fact you might have watched a film where Leonardo DiCaprio played a leading role, you should find time to read this pitch-perfect as well as perceptive novel. This book is a tale of obsession, love, ambition, money, and the world that would disappear because of the Depression. He thought that his book was going to be a Big Hit. As a matter of fact, the writer was shocked and frustrated that only a small number of it was sold. 1940 is the year of Fitzgerald’s death. He was quickly forgotten. Some time later, his work was revived, therefore, he is now thought to be one of the prominent American novelists.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
This famous novel was published in 1960 and 40 million copies were sold in every corner of the world. Since it raises the problem of the racial injustice during a particular time and place, this book is timeless as well as universal. A journalist Rick Bragg, a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, admitted in Reader’s Digest regarding this work that lots of people consider that To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel about civil rights. However, it goes beyond that issue. This bestseller talks about right and wrong, kindness and meanness.
Tell Me a Riddle by Tillie Olsen
Although you may not have heard of such writer as Olsen, her 1961 collection of stories Tell Me A Riddle became one of the first to chronicle in an intimate way the lives of women that belonged to working class. One of the entries has even a plain title “I Stand Here Ironing.” The author was able to open a window into the world that wasn’t previously seen in American literature. What is more, a generation of women writers was influenced greatly, especially Margaret Atwood, Sandra Cisneros, Alice Walker.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Elizabeth Bennet is the main and most admired heroine of the book. She decides to marry for love in spite of the fact that she had a chance to marry for money. The girl resorts to putting a conceited suitor in his place.
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
It is recommended to read this masterpiece being an adult because it will be much more entertaining. As a result, the humor will be obvious now. Apart from that, it won’t be necessary for you to write a paper about this novel. In his time, Charles Dickens, was at the peak of his fame. Frankly speaking, his novels were believed to be page-turners since they consisted of attention-grabbing observations concerning ambitions and human nature.
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
A teenager whose name is Shelley made up her mind to create the mad scientist-monster. Frankenstein takes into consideration our imaginations since it raises an urgent question about science, ambition, and humanity.