Many people and mostly the bookworms prefer books over movies, and people and the world is filled with a plethora of interesting novels from fiction to nonfiction, and today we have listed down books that have been considered the best of all time.
List Top 10 Best Books To Read Before You Die
1. Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina written by Leo Tolstoy is considered one of the best books of all time. The book narrates the story of a fated love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer – Count Vronsky. The story going forward unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and must endure the hypocrisies of society.
2. War and Peace
War and Peace is yet another famous book of all time that has been written by Leo Tolstoy. This novel records the French Invasion of Russia and the impact of the Napoleonic era on Tsarist society through the stories of the five Russian Aristocratic families.
3. Madame Bovary
Written by Gustav Flaubert, Madame Bovary is regarded as one of the all-time favorite novels of readers. When Emma Rouault marries Charles Bovary, she believes and imagines she will pass into the life of luxury and passion that she reads about in sentimental novels and women’s magazines. However, Charles turns out to be a dull country doctor and rural life is very different from the Romantic excitement which she desires.
4. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, the story revolves around a nineteenth-century boy from Mississippi River town who recounts his adventures as he travels down the river with a runaway slave, who comes across a family involved in Feud, two rogues pretending to be royalty, and Tom Sawyer’s aunt who mistakes him for Tom.
Lolita is also one of the favorite novels of the readers and is considered one of the best novels of all time. Written by Vladimir Nabokov, this novel talks about Awe and Exhilaration along with heartbreak and sharp wit. The novel Lolita narrates the story of the aging Humbert Humbert’s obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the Nymphet Dolores Haze. The story also talks about the hyper-civilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of Post War America.
6. Hamlet By William Shakespeare
Shakespeare novels are one of the widely read novels and Hamlet is considered one of the most famous and the best novels of all time. The most popular and puzzling play ‘Hamlet’ follows the form of a revenge tragedy in which the hero seeks vengeance against his father’s murderer, his uncle Claudius, now the king of Denmark.
7. The Great Gatsby
Written by F.Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby is also one of the best novels of all time. The story follows the concerns of the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his unrealistic passion and obsession with the beautiful former debutante Daisy Buchanan.
8. In Search of Lost Time
In Search of Lost has left the audience thrilled with its beautiful writing. Written by Marcel Proust, In Search of Lost Time is one of the best novels of all time. The story follows the narrator’s collections of childhood memories and experiences during the late 19th century to early 20th century in aristocratic France, while reflecting on the loss of time and lack of meaning to the world.
9. The Stories of Anton Chekhov
Stories by the famous Russian novelist Anton Chekhov who lived during the last years of Czars and most of his stories are rough of that period. The novel gives the readers an astonishing idea of Russian life in Czarist Russia, as well as entertaining plots and style.
George Eliot is yet another famous novelist who was loved by a plethora of readers. The novel Middlemarch novel is set in the fictitious Midlands town of Middlemarch during 1829-1832 and follows several unique and interesting stories. It includes the status of women, the nature of marriage, self-interest, idealism, education, religionism, and many more.