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White Fang White Fang

White Fang describes a story of a wolf which is a half wolf and a half dog.

Rating: 8.2 | Comments: 0

The Kite Runner The Kite Runner

Invasion of Afghanistan by Soviet Union created much drama and the best book which explains this tragedy, is the Kite Runner.

Rating: 8.6 | Comments: 0

The Count of Monte Cristo The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo starts with the return of Edmond Dantes, who is a sailor from Marseilles, from an expedition.

Rating: 8.2 | Comments: 0

Journey to the Centre of the Earth Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Journey to the Center of the Earth is one of Jules Verne 's best science fiction and adventure books.

Rating: 7.4 | Comments: 0

The Three Musketeers The Three Musketeers

The novel ‘The Three Musketeers’ is the work of the writer in the genre of historical fiction. The book was adapted to lots of movies.

Rating: 8.4 | Comments: 0

Treasure Island Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous adventure novel, Treasure Island, takes us to a journey filled with excitement.

Rating: 7.9 | Comments: 0

David Copperfield David Copperfield

David Copperfield is orphaned at a young age. The book tells us his insuperably life story and how he catches the happiness.

Rating: 7.1 | Comments: 0

The Picture of Dorian Gray The Picture of Dorian Gray

One of the most important authors of English Literature Oscar Wilde, has only one book that can be categorized as a novel which is The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Rating: 7 | Comments: 0

The Happy Prince The Happy Prince

One of the most important authors of British literature, Oscar Wilde, has a story book called The Happy Prince, which consists of four stories.

Rating: 7.8 | Comments: 0

Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice was written by Jane Austen when she was in her 20s, and it is one of the best classical novels that has a smooth language.

Rating: 8.1 | Comments: 0

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr.Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is the work of Robert Louis Stevenson, published first in 1886.

Rating: 7.3 | Comments: 1

Wuthering Heights Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights is the first and last novel of Emily Brontë that was published in 1847. Emily Brontë wrote it one year before her death.

Rating: 8.6 | Comments: 0

Oliver Twist Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist makes a significant break in terms of narrating city life and ideology and interpreting England of that time.

Rating: 7.6 | Comments: 1

The Art of War The Art of War

Here in the introductory chapter of the book named The Art of War, an event about Sun Tzu was reported.

Rating: 6.9 | Comments: 0

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Huckleberry Finn in novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, is one of the most important characters that Mark Twain created for the world of literature.

Rating: 8.2 | Comments: 0

A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities

Dickens wrote ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ to publish in a literature magazine called “All Year Around” in 1859.

Rating: 7.7 | Comments: 0

Animal Farm Animal Farm

George Orwell’s Animal Farm novel exists with his perfect expression. Although it is not showing the real personalities, it is very clear book with his penetrating intelligence.

Rating: 8.4 | Comments: 0

The Pearl The Pearl

The pearl, on one hand, is a light for Kino’s expectations and for his son’s health and his educational expenses; and on the other hand, it has more than one meaning for thieves and rapacious merchants.

Rating: 7.5 | Comments: 0

The Grapes of Wrath The Grapes of Wrath

American Author John Steinback’s The Grapes of Wrath is a ground-breaking novel that is still regarded as his masterpiece.

Rating: 8 | Comments: 0

Bird Box Bird Box

The book "Bird Box" has 43 chapters, consisting of two main parts. As the chapters proceed, transitions between two parts starts to occur.

Rating: 8.3 | Comments: 0

Little Women Little Women

Louisa May Alcott’s book Little Women is about a life struggle of sisters with their mother, after their father leaves for war and it has become one of the classics for some time in young adult novels.

Rating: 7.3 | Comments: 0

Robinson Crusoe Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe is Daniel Defoe’s most popular book. Original name was “The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Of York, Mariner”.

Rating: 7.9 | Comments: 0

The Girl on the Train The Girl on the Train

As I said in the beginning, for the ones who like detective novels, ending is not that exciting. Writer’s attempt to ignore the killer and explain the suspects for so long already gives away the killer.

Rating: 7.4 | Comments: 1

Jane Eyre Jane Eyre

As she was writing Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë was inspired by her own life. Lowood School; mentioned in the book, was fictionalized through being inspired by the school where educated the children of the clergy and Charlotte Brontë herself was taught with her sisters.

Rating: 8.3 | Comments: 0

The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby

Although The Great Gatsby did not attract the expected attention when it was published in 1925, it is considered Fitzgerald’s most important work today.

Rating: 7.6 | Comments: 1

Fear (Angst) Fear (Angst)

Fear by Stefan Zweig is a psychological thriller. I can still feel traces of Irene’s fear and Fritz’s sceptical approach at her.

Rating: 8.1 | Comments: 0

Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck wrote Of Mice and Men book based on the words of Burns; "Men and mice can never make their dreams come true." The book contains intense feelings of sensuality, poverty, innocence, purity and friendship.

Rating: 8.4 | Comments: 1

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