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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
The Godfather by Mario Puzo
Harry Potter (entire series ) by J K Rowling (believe me .. Harry potter books are 13 times better than Harry Potter movies.. )
Not a Penny More, Not a Penny less by Jeffrey Archer
It is never too late to start reading again. Reading is the one activity that helps you in fight depression, escape the reality and takes you into another universe. The books we read help us understand the world better and we become a better person.
But many of us do not have the reading habit right from childhood and as adults, we don't know where to start. It can be very confusing because of the amount of books available in the market and you are not sure where to start so below are books that keep you hook with them for a long time.
1. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
It is a story about Amir and Hassan are young boys who spend their days playing together but there is something that divides them. It is the class difference as Amir is a rich Pashtun boy but Hassan is his servant's son. It is a story of growing up, discovering family secrets and making life-long friendships, this novel is bound to touch you.
2. Malgudi Days by R K Narayanan
It is a perfect book who wants to indulge in some nostalgia. The narration is simple to read and yet, it carries a very typically Indian childhood in it. It is a compilation of 32 short stories, all located in Malgudi, an imaginary town in South India. The stories are so real that you don't feel like any bit of it is fictional.
3. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
The story is set in Kerala and shifts between childhood and adulthood of twins Rahel and Esthappen. The novel covers the cultural issues faced by a typical Keralite society, that of Communism, the caste system and the Syrian Christian way of life.
4. The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald
The story is about a mysterious rich man Jay Gatsby. Jay is a millionaire known for his lavish parties but the strangest part is that he never attends them.
5. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
The story is about journey of Holden who finds that he is about to say goodbye to his childhood to enter the adult world. Like any teenager, he finds it tough and even plans on running away to become an introvert. However, you need to read the book to see if he actually takes the step.