Books are our best friends, they give us company even when nobody else does. When you have a book in your bag, no place on earth can be boring for you. We all love to read, some are more passionate about it. If you do not have a habit of reading, we advise you to get one. Books shape our mind, they bring more worldview and exposure. It is advisable to read Shakespeare when you are in dilemma and despair.
Well, if you haven’t read all the classics then we have 8 best classics or better texts that you should read at least once in a lifetime.
1. The Scarlet Letter
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1850), is one of its kind. This book is more than just sultry, sin and lust. For the feminists, it’s a remarkable read. The scarlet letter is ‘A’ that the female protagonist must wear on her body that signals about her being an adulteress.
2. The Colour Purple
The Colour Purple by Alice Walker is one text that all should read in order to know about the plight of the black women, who are doubly subjugated. One as the black and two as the woman. This book has the power to shake you to the very core and compel to think about both racism and sexism.
3. Gone with the Wind
Margret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind is a must read. It’s an unusual love story and what not.
4. Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad dwells the plot dramatic with his protagonist Marlow. This voyage text deals with colonialism and racism, it gives you a glimpse of the history of that time.
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5. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf wrote this book with a different narrative. The narrative is through the stream of consciousness. The plot is much connected in the minds of the characters.
6. Little Women by May Alcott
The plot and the story are so thought-provoking. And we advise you to read it and find out about it.
7. Sons and lovers by D. H Lawrence
This book has a lot more to explain through its plot. If you are a lover of literature do not delay and read this text out. The plot is so intriguing and fascinating. The events that happen in the text prepared for what is going to happen next in the plot.
8. Chronicle of a Death Foretold
Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s surrealism makes the plot too unusual to believe. Yet the readers are bound to believe the unbelievable. With very little seriousness he underlines the complexity and serenity of the plot.