The novel is a direct impression of life.
Books have always been a trustworthy companion. They help you while you are alone when you are unable to sleep, avoid distractions and make you react practically. If boredom fills the air around you and the sun doesn’t let you step out of your homes this summer stop worrying. In these holidays kick off the boredom and have a look at the most famous fiction novels that will make you jump into an informative and fun world. Here are the top 6 ‘Must-Read’ novels for you.
Published in 1949 the author George Orwell tries to bring an unpleasant future with state surveillance, mind control and perpetual war. The centric protagonist Winston, rewrite old news stories so that they toe the party line., whom we follow for rebellion against the government he works for. One of the interesting and attention seeking tone from the novel is“It was a bright cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen. It is a depressing but essential reading as it helps you relate to how society is today.
• GREAT EXPECTATIONS
A classic novel by Charles Dickens is full of humour and amazing names given to characters. It narrated the tale of Pip, an orphan child who learns a valuable lesson in life after personal wealth drives him away from people who loved him. The characters struggle for survival, discover love, encounter failure and achieve success. The bitter truth and fruitful tails of hardworking makes it a great classic. If ever according to your school experiences you did not like Charles Dickens, try giving him a second chance.
• TRAIN TO PAKISTAN
One of the best writes up by Khushwant Singh takes you back to the days of hardship. The novel is set in the days of partition of India. The novel brings the essence of reality and horror. The main plot is about how a serene and loving community transforms into hatred and fear. Converted into a film as well with the same name.
• OF MICE AND MEN
A novel by John Steinbeck in 1937 talks about the time of great depression in western society. This novel should not be denied by any student pursuing English Literature. It talks about friendship, justice, oppression, violence and the impossibility of the American dream.
• TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD
Harper Lee’s published novel in 1960 adds to the most famous classics of all times. In more than 40 languages the novel has been converted and sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. The main theme it revolves around is alerting about the racism and prejudice in the American South.
• PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Jane Austen’s romantic novel is a classic published in three volumes in 1813. It talks about the relationship between Elizabeth Bennet and the daughter of a countryman Fitzwilliam Darcy. After a series of complications between the two, the ending brings the acceptance of the proposal by Elizabeth.