My Book Summaries

Snuff Snuff

A book told through the eyes of three men and a female assistant, Cassie's record attempt and past are not something that can be recommended from 7 to 70.

Rating: 6.9 | Comments: 0

Mathilda Mathilda

The book made a tremendous impression in its period both in terms of being handled by a young woman and addressing incest in that period.

Rating: 6.6 | Comments: 0

The Importance of Being Ernest The Importance of Being Ernest

The Importance of Being Ernest is one of the works of the Irish writer and poet Oscar Wilde, in which he demonstrated his skill in playwriting.

Rating: 6.9 | Comments: 0

To Have and Have Not To Have and Have Not

Ernest Hemingway's To Have and Have Not is a very fluid, gripping adventure novel.

Rating: 7.8 | Comments: 0

In Dubious Battle In Dubious Battle

In Dubious Battle was published in 1936. As in his other novels, John Steinbeck expresses labor problems in this novel.

Rating: 8.7 | Comments: 0

The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) The BFG (Big Friendly Giant)

The Big Friendly Giant is published in England in 1982. In the book, the fairy tale story of the orphanage girl Sophie is told.

Rating: 8.2 | Comments: 0

The House of Paper The House of Paper

Carlos Maria Dominguez was born in Buenos Aires. He has works in the field of criticism and so many other.

Rating: 8.1 | Comments: 0

The Snows of Kilimanjaro The Snows of Kilimanjaro

The book is a beautiful Hemingway work consisting of nine stories written in a very fluent, plain, understandable language.

Rating: 7.3 | Comments: 0

Choke Choke

A masterpiece from Palahniuk, one of the most important authors of Underground Literature.

Rating: 6.4 | Comments: 0

The Education of Little Tree The Education of Little Tree

Forrest Carter writes "Education of the Little Tree" in 1976. Written with the autobiographical technique, the novel deals with the education of the child, nicknamed the Little Tree.

Rating: 7.9 | Comments: 0

The New Atlantis The New Atlantis

Bacon, who has not mentioned on issues such as the secret of morality and happiness, has been criticized a lot.

Rating: 7.3 | Comments: 0

Me Before You Me Before You

Louisa Clark is working in a café for six years. However, owner of the café decides to close down the café and Louisa is now unemployed.

Rating: 8.7 | Comments: 0

Everything, Everything Everything, Everything

It was for me that the end of the novel Nicola Yoon Everything is starting. I loved Madeline's unique projects, and I have great respect for all of them.

Rating: 7 | Comments: 0

Out of My Mind Out of My Mind

It was a book written in a simple language, holding its reader with a fluent plot. According to the subject of the book, it contained many messages.

Rating: 7.8 | Comments: 0

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

The Boy in Striped Pajamas is the first Irish book published by John Boyne in 2007.

Rating: 8.4 | Comments: 0

A Midsummer Night's Dream A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream is a romantic comedy genre. While the first playing year of the work is accepted as 1590 years, the first printing year is known as 1600.

Rating: 7.4 | Comments: 0

Bartleby, The Scrivener Bartleby, The Scrivener

Bartleby, the Scrivener is the novel of Herman Melville, published in 1853.

Rating: 7.4 | Comments: 0

The Glass Castle The Glass Castle

I knew no matter how long my father was not with us, he was with us. He was always with us. It was finished without a Glass Castle.

Rating: 7.6 | Comments: 0

Beloved Beloved

Toni Morrison, who is deemed worthy of many awards such as the Pulitzer Literary Prize, deals with the concept of slavery from a different perspective.

Rating: 6.8 | Comments: 0

Gulliver's Travels Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels is the harshest example of a young priest who holds life alone; the reckoning in the pattern of corrupt justice, which it constantly encounters with bribery and hypocrisy.

Rating: 6.9 | Comments: 0

The Old Curiosity Shop The Old Curiosity Shop

The Old Curiosity Shop is about the life struggle of orphan Nelly and his grandfather, and the events that took place around this struggle.

Rating: 7.4 | Comments: 0

Heart of Darkness Heart of Darkness

After Joseph Conrad traveled to the wilderness, he had inherited internal diseases and traumas from the human auction he saw.

Rating: 7.7 | Comments: 0

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Jules Verne's book 20000 Leagues Under the Sea consists of twenty-nine chapters. Each of the chapters, all shorter than each other, is described by Professor Aronnaks, the main character of the book.

Rating: 7.9 | Comments: 0

Martin Eden Martin Eden

This masterpiece, as Jack London says that he is Martin Eden, is a saturated work in many subjects. He successfully transfers periodic thought movements with writing, love and class differences.

Rating: 8.5 | Comments: 0

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, the first of which was published in 1947, was moved to present day with minor arrangements.

Rating: 8.3 | Comments: 0

Life on the Mississippi Life on the Mississippi

The book, Life on the Mississippi, in which the change and progress in nature and culture is explained in the nature of Mississippi, is considered to be one of the important works of American literature.

Rating: 7.1 | Comments: 0

A Farewell to Arms A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms is a great way to explain what happened to Henry and the cruelty of war. A love trying to flourish in the war, and reading how those experiences for the sake of love have faded away because of the war

Rating: 7.5 | Comments: 0

The Sound and the Fury The Sound and the Fury

The Sound and The Fury book, which belongs to different periods, is moving from end to the beginning.

Rating: 7.1 | Comments: 0

Annabel Lee Annabel Lee

Annabel Lee is a poetry book by Edgar Allan Poe and contains forty-one poems.

Rating: 7.4 | Comments: 0

The Diaries of Adam and Eve The Diaries of Adam and Eve

The book of Adam and Eve, in which Twain wrote about the relationships between men and women, tells one of the most beautiful love stories.

Rating: 7.6 | Comments: 0

The Prince and the Pauper The Prince and the Pauper

The work of the Prince and the Pauper, who teaches the rich about the poor, and the poor about the rich, is not only a children's book.

Rating: 7.8 | Comments: 0

Othello Othello

Othello is a 5-act tragedy and focuses on a wide range of topics. Some of these issues are racism, love, jealousy, betrayal and morality.

Rating: 8.1 | Comments: 0

Brave New World Brave New World

When I first started reading Brave New World, I thought reading it would be very difficult because of the varied terms but on the contrary I finished it very quickly

Rating: 7.9 | Comments: 0

Breakfast at Tiffany's Breakfast at Tiffany's

Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany’s in 1958, shows the reader that the facts may be different than we think, and what kind of pain lies behind a smiling face.

Rating: 7.9 | Comments: 0

Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies shows that even the naive and good kids can be brutal and can be slaved to their greed.

Rating: 7.4 | Comments: 0

The Green Mile The Green Mile

Even though I know the end of this wonderful work, I couldn't find a single missing or error, it turned me upside down while reading. I think King's emotionally differentiated from his other books.

Rating: 8.7 | Comments: 0

Man in the Iron Mask Man in the Iron Mask

The Iron Mask, a continuation of Dumas' Three Musketeers, was created by proposing realistic theories from real events.

Rating: 7.5 | Comments: 0

The Fault in Our Stars The Fault in Our Stars

Hazel, a 16-year-old, was able to extend her life a little longer thanks to a medication that benefited her it was a new developing medication.

Rating: 8.5 | Comments: 1

Frankenstein Frankenstein

The novel's main character is Viktor Frankenstein; he aims to create human beings and thus achieve the goal of immortality.

Rating: 7.7 | Comments: 0

Silas Marner Silas Marner

George Eliot, the author of Silas Marner, is a British woman writer and translator, whose actual name is Mary Anne Evans.

Rating: 7.3 | Comments: 0

Man's Search for Meaning Man's Search for Meaning

Viktor E. Frankl developed Logotherapy based on what he has experienced and witnessed during his detention at the Auschwitz concentration camp, one of the worst happenings in history.

Rating: 8.1 | Comments: 0

Why Nations Fail Why Nations Fail

Why Nations Fail is trying to answer these questions once again in the modern world with the perspective of modern people.

Rating: 7.6 | Comments: 0

Planet of the Apes Planet of the Apes

The Planet of the Apes takes place on the planet Sorror, where things are reversed.

Rating: 7.7 | Comments: 0

Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet

Although Shakespeare is inspired by Arthur Broke's Romeus and Juliet poetry, Shakespeare made some of the changes that are still very popular read and watched has made a work.

Rating: 8.7 | Comments: 1

Hard Times Hard Times

Charles Dickens is a writer who best reflects the Victorian England and the effects of the Industrial Revolution on people and society.

Rating: 7.6 | Comments: 0

The Secret of Letting Go The Secret of Letting Go

The book of The Secret of Letting Go consists of short stories and chapters. E

Rating: 6.8 | Comments: 0

Tuck Everlasting Tuck Everlasting

Tuck Everlasting is a short story, but actually a children's book.

Rating: 7.5 | Comments: 1

A House at the Bottom of a Lake A House at the Bottom of a Lake

A house at the bottom of a lake is a book that attracts attention with its name and cover design.

Rating: 6.9 | Comments: 0

The Call of the Wild The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild takes place at a time when wolves are seen with some changes in their hair.

Rating: 7.6 | Comments: 0

A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens's novel A Christmas Carol provides a joyful reading experience for both children and adults.

Rating: 8.1 | Comments: 1

Dead Poets Society Dead Poets Society

The Dead Poets Society is a book written by N. H. Kleinbaum, adapted from the film of the same name.

Rating: 8 | Comments: 0

Macbeth Macbeth

In my opinion, Macbeth is one of the most important theaters. But I recommend that you do not read more than two Shakespeare books in a row with Shakespeare's love.

Rating: 7.4 | Comments: 0

Utopia Utopia

Utopia was published in 1516 by Thomas More. Utopia is derived from More by Ancient Greek. “Topos” means place, “u” is a privative, “ia” is used to mean geography and it means “the country that does not exist”.

Rating: 8.2 | Comments: 0

Hamlet Hamlet

Hamlet is a work of tragedy who was written by Shakespeare and though we don’t know in what years it was written, it is estimated between 1599 and 1601.

Rating: 8.2 | Comments: 0

Emma Emma

Emma was published in 1915 and since then it has always been appreciated and read by so many. In Emma, Jane Austen who is regarded as the best English author after Shakespeare deals with tangled relationships take place in England of x19th century.

Rating: 7.4 | Comments: 0

The Idiot The Idiot

Dostoyevsky is demonstrating a psychological compilation from individuals to society in his work named the Idiot.

Rating: 7.7 | Comments: 0

Anna Karenina Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy, one of the most successful novelist ever, wrote a successful novel called Anna Karenina, and it published in 1877, in the Russian Newspaper in Russia.

Rating: 8.7 | Comments: 0

Moby Dick Moby Dick

They say hanging onto the past is useless, that is really true. If we live in the past, we live the pain of the past too. The past can pave the way of today but today will pave the way of tomorrow.

Rating: 7.7 | Comments: 0

Don Quixote Don Quixote

A tall and thin villager around fifty years old named Quixano, lives in a town in Spain. Quixano reads books about old-time knights in the townhouse, day and night.

Rating: 7.6 | Comments: 1

To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird

Scout’s brother Jem breaks his arms at the age of thirteen. They say different things as to how it happened.

Rating: 8.3 | Comments: 0

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

This book, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, appeals to not only kids but also grown-ups in terms of relating to things in it. Throughout the adventure, we can see that childhood is such a brave and innocent phase.

Rating: 7.8 | Comments: 0

Dracula Dracula

Dracula is one the works in the classic goth literature, and it was also adapted to movies in different ways from 1972.

Rating: 7.5 | Comments: 1

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Fairytales were the creator of our imaginary world. And of course, everyone heard about Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, some might have read them.

Rating: 7.9 | Comments: 2

Crime and Punishment Crime and Punishment

Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment novel, which is one of the masterpieces of world literature history, is a novel that has influenced the world literature with its perfect language.

Rating: 8.6 | Comments: 0

War and Peace War and Peace

War and Peace, which is the indispensables of world literature, actually talks about the events and emotions that can happen to the people ever since humanity exists.

Rating: 8.3 | Comments: 1

The Little Prince The Little Prince

Although it is insistently put on the same shelf together with the children’s books, it is a book that must be read by every human being in various stages of their lives.

Rating: 8.4 | Comments: 2

My Left Foot My Left Foot

The Irish author Christy Brown's book My Left Foot is one of the best autobiographies in the world

Rating: 8 | Comments: 0

Fahrenheit 451 Fahrenheit 451

Think of a world where you die, without reading a book, without pleasure, without thinking. Now think about the book called Fahrenheit 451.

Rating: 8.4 | Comments: 0

The Old Man and the Sea The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea was written as a rather short and plain novel, that describes no matter what happens you should not feel hopeless, you should fight and hope.

Rating: 7.5 | Comments: 0

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The most important meaning that I can deduce at the end of the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; as I mentioned at the beginning, there is always a reward or punishment for our actions in this world.

Rating: 8.2 | Comments: 0

Jonathan Livingston Seagull Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Jonathan Livingston Seagull was written by Richard Bach in 1972, it was like a tale, but it was a story.

Rating: 8.3 | Comments: 1

White Fang White Fang

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

Rating: 8.1 | Comments: 1

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: 8.3 | 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: 7.1 | 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: 8.3 | Comments: 1

Treasure Island Treasure Island

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

Rating: 7.8 | 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: 7.4 | 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: 7.4 | 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: 7.5 | Comments: 2

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: 7.4 | 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: 8.1 | 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: 7.3 | Comments: 2

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: 7.4 | 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: 7.9 | 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: 7.8 | 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: 7.2 | 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: 7.5 | 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: 8.2 | Comments: 1

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: 7.1 | 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: 7.5 | 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: 7.8 | 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 | 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: 8.3 | Comments: 2

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