Best Novels to read


The Sellout

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The Sellout is a popular novel by Paul Beatty, published in 2015 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. The English novel showcases a comic brilliance top of his game. The cover of the Sellout carries a present-day pictographic equivalent of Diogenes of Sinope, the Greek philosopher who allegedly carried around a lit lamp in broad sunshine, saying he was “looking for an honest man”. Paul Beatty’s novel, The Sellout is one of the good novels and has a different favorite line. There is more than enough amazing and galvanic fun in this sarcastic but genuine work of satire to make the novel more interesting. In October 2016, Paul Beatty became the first American writer to win Man Booker Price. The Sellout by Paul Beatty is an extreme scattergun satire which aims at the racial discrimination and the effect of racism on Americans. Earlier this year this novel won the National Book Critics Circle Award.

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood


The Handmaid’s Tale, one of the best novels of all the time, is a 1985 dystopian English novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. The popular novel, Handmaid’s tale travels around the wide range of issues related to the gender, power, and religious politics. The novel is based on the theme of women where they can achieve self-determination and freedom. In 1985, The Handmaid’s won the Governor General Award. It was also get nominated for Nebula Award, Booker Prize in 1986 and Prometheus Award in 1987. The book has been also adapted into a film in 1990, a TV series in 2017 and an opera in 2000.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) by George Orwell

Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

Nineteen Eighty-Four or 1984 is a good dystopian novel published by an English author George Orwell in1949. The year 1984 has gone but George Orwell’s predictive and frightening idea in1949 of the world we were becoming is timelier than ever. 1984 is still one of the the best novels and was intended as fiction. The novel tells about the generally stratified post-nuclear war world ruled by three superstates: Oceania, Eastasia, and Eurasia. This popular novel holds on the imaginations of the entire generation or the power of its admonition a power that seems to develop, not diminish, with the passage of time. 1984 is one of the best-crafted novels of George Orwell.

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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To Kill a Mockingbird is a good novel published in 1960 by Harper Lee. This remarkable novel whose plot and characters are based on lee’s family, neighbors was immediately successful and became the popular and instant best seller novel when it was first published in 1960. It becomes the classic of modern America literature and wins the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy winning film. The novel, To Kill a Mockingbird is a sympathetic, dramatic and deeply moving, taking the book lover to innocence, familiarity, compassion, brutality, love and hatred, humor and sorrow. This popular novel translated into forty languages and currently, with more than 18 millions print copies, this regional story by young Alabama women allege worldwide appeal. Today, the top novel is regarded as the best and masterpiece of American literature.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen


Pride and Prejudice is the first novel by Jane Austen, published in 1813. It is a good novel and considered as one of her most mature novels. The story revolves around the leading character, Elizabeth Bennet and the emotional development in her, who discovers the mistake of making rushed judgments and appreciate the distinction between superficial and vital. The Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen’s humorous comedy of manners is one of the most popular novels of all the time. The novel keeps the charm of fresh readers, over and over again become visible near the top of the lists of most loved books. With over 20 million sales of the copies, Pride and Prejudice became one of the most popular novels in English literature. This popular novel book has been also adapted into a film in 2005 with the same name Pride and Prejudice.

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R Tolkien

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The Lord of the Rings is a very popular novel book written by an English author J.R.R Tolkien. In the beginning, the story seems as a sequel to Tolkien’s earlier fantasy novel The Hobbit, but soon developed into a much larger story. The Lord of the Rings is the best and an epic high fantasy novel, written in phases between 1937 and 1949, with much of being written during World War II. The titular character of the story is Dark Lord Sauron of Mordor, the major villain. He generated the One Ring to control other Rings of Power, and thus it named as The Lords of the Rings. The Lord of the Rings, one of the popular novels book showers an epic tale of friendship, adore and heroism, a book that places the benchmark for all fantasy novels to come. It is reprinted several times and translated at least in 38 languages. It is the best novel and one of the best-selling novels of all time.

The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

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The Sun Also Rises is one of the best novels of all time written by American author Ernest Hemingway in 1926. This is a good novel that offers the reader two stories in one- a war story and a love story. This novel is one of the Ernest Hemingway’s masterwork and a typical example of his spare with the great writing style. The Sun Also Rises introduces two of Hemingway’s most remarkable characters- Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley. The story of this popular novel is based on unfortunate Jake and flamboyant Brett who travel from Paris to the Spain with a motley group of expatriates. The Novel becomes very popular as it is considered as the one of best novel of Hemingway which helps him to establish as one of the greatest writers this century.

3 thoughts on “Best Novels to read”

  • S.C Karakaltsas

    June 19, 2017 at 8:41 am

    Some great books on your list. I have just started “The Sellout” and looking forward to it. Thanks for sharing.

  • Jatin Jangra

    August 16, 2017 at 6:53 am

    please share Indian novels too…

  • Soledad Koeppl

    February 16, 2018 at 9:28 am

    Brings back pleasant memories…


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