For a bookworm, a room without books is like a house without windows, isn’t it? We all have different choices of books and the genres might also differ. Hence, keeping that in mind I have tried to pick up the top 5 books which would cater to the tastes of every book lover out there.
vPRINCESS: A TRUE STORY OF LIFE BEHIND THE VEIL IN SAUDI ARABIA
Author: Jean Sasson
This is a true story based on the information given by a Saudi Arabian Princess. The oppressed condition of women and the importance of veil is largely present in the story. Sultana narrates the story of her secluded and chained life where she encounters with male dominance every time. We get to know about her turbulent childhood and her marriage as well. This is for all those who want to make themselves aware of the social issues all over the world.
v THE EGO AND THE ID
Author: Sigmund Freud
Genre: Psychology and Psychodynamics
Interested in psychological theories or want to study the human mind in detail? If yes, this book is just for you. It revolves around the interplay and the conflict between Id, Ego and Superego or the three layers of mind mentioned by Freud. It is highly interesting and enriching.
v A WALK TO REMEMBER
Author: Nicholas Sparks
After the two books dealing with serious issues, let me come to a novel written in a lighter tone, infused with the elements of romance. It shows how someone can become a very important part of another person’s life and how one can change someone’s life and their mindset as well. You will definitely read and re-read this novel if you love romantic books. Give it a try!
v …AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
Author: Agatha Christie
Genre: Mystery, crime
This book is considered as her masterpiece and those who have read this would agree to it for sure! The novel is brimmed with suspense till the very end and the rhetoric used to retain the suspense is amazing! You must read the novel in order to get the true essence of it. Are you ready for the thrill?
v THE PALACE OF ILLUSIONS
Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Genre: Fiction, Historical and Fantasy fiction
If you are interested in mythology but you want to look at it from a different dimension, this book is a must read for you! It is an interesting narration of the great Indian epic, Mahabharata from Draupadi’s point of view. You will come across many unknown things while reading it.
Did you choose your favourite one?
~ By Sayantani Sengupta