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8 Great Books to Read in Your Lifetime – At Least Once!

The greatest books of all time hold importance for some special reasons. These are the masterpieces that have the power to influence people's lives, change their perspectives, and motivate them to be better human beings. There are millions of books written since the beginning of this planet, and many of them are by the greatest literary minds of their time. From those inspiring books, there are some books to read in your lifetime. Why? Because they have universal themes, characters, experiences, emotions, and perspectives that are still relatable to the current culture.

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

This book is about a young boy and a slave who must find their way home. It is based in the 19th-century. The crucial part comes when they realize they only have the Mississippi River for a guide. This slender book by Mark Twain is so easy to understand and well-regarded that it's recommended by many people and falls into the list of great American novels.

 

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Written in only two weeks, Paulo Coelho has completed and published this masterpiece. The Alchemist has sold more than two million copies worldwide, and it is worth it. When you start reading it, you find yourself bound in the magical story of Santiago's journey to the pyramids of Egypt. The beautiful depiction of the events and sceneries coming by continues to enchant readers worldwide. It is a complete dreamy triumph.

 

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Alice is a young seven-year-old girl who notices a White Rabbit with a pocket watch running by. There begins the adventure. She steps into an unreal land that is totally lost in fantasy. This novel was published back in 1865. Till now, it has been read by most of the children and loved by children and adults alike. This book takes you straight into the hallowed halls of children's most treasured literature.

 

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

The book has been converted into a blockbuster movie, and we all loved it. "The Fellowship of the Ring" was the start of this huge success. It was the first book in J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" series. While reading the books, you'll experience the true representation of an epic adventure novel. It is about a superhero character who sets out to destroy the One Ring before the Dark Lord Sauron gets it and uses it for evil.

 

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Originally published in French as "Le Petit Prince," this novel tells us a fictional story of a pilot who crashes his plane in the Sahara Desert. There, he is greeted by a young boy who claims to be from a different planet. As the pilot fixes the plane, both of them become friends. In that phase, the pilot knows about the life of "the little prince" who yearns to return to his home planet. Though told as a children's story, "The Little Prince" is one of the most profound books and comes under the list of books you must read in your lifetime.

 

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

How to Win Friends and Influence People is an old name on the list. The book was written in the 1930s, but the words are still relatable in this situation. Carnegie's advice remains true today, where you'll learn the interpersonal skills he recommends. There are little things mentioned, like smiling and remembering people's names — but plenty of fans recommend this classic how-to guide as a basic standard about human decency and manners.

 

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Mr. Shelley is known to be the grandfather of monster fiction, and this crazy imaginative story Frankenstein has fanned the thoughts of horror and suspense lovers. It is one best books of its genre around the world. Mary Shelley's enduring legacy of a mad scientist and his tortured creation is considered to be the first science-fiction book ever written. Frankenstein is one of the must-read books in your lifetime.

 

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

This book is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize. To Kill A Mockingbird is one of its kind and is set in Maycomb, Alabama. It takes us back to the times of the Great Depression and follows the life of 8-year-old Scout Finch. The ruthless events and trial of a young black man accused of raping a white woman keep you hooked throughout the read. Despite its extremely serious theme, addressing social issues like rape, racial inequality, and gender roles, this story is renowned for its warmth and humor.