1. Siddhartha – Hermann Hesse
This book tells of a powerful story regarding the importance of various life experiences. It tries to justify the importance of life experiences and their relationship with the present. It also clearly elucidates the connection between life experiences and reality, as well as the process of attaining enlightenment.
1984 – George Orwell
This book is still highly regarded approximately sixty five years after its publication in 1949. It has been globally acclaimed for its nostalgic vision of an all discerning government that applies ubiquitous, round the clock surveillance methods to manipulate all the members of its populace.
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
This book analyzes the contentious subjects of economic status and race in the Deep South of the 1930s through the court case of a black man. The black man is accused of raping and abusing a young white girl. It is a moving story that imparts its readers a profound message regarding seeking justice and against discrimination.
A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess
This is a nightmarish perception of a crazy youth culture that portrays a saddening insight into the lifestyle of a disturbed person going through adolescence. This book is guaranteed to blow you away and leave you thrilled, livid, concerned and above all, breathless.
War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
Regarded as a masterpiece, this book is very enormous that even Tolstoy quipped that it could not be described as a regular book. The book is set in the Russian society during the era of Emperor Napoleon. It follows the characters; Natasha, Pierre and Andrei. It elucidates the tragic and unexpected way in which their lives relate.
The Social Contract – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
It gave the world the famous quote stating that “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.” The book summarizes its pole position on how important individual human rights are within the society.
The Art of War – Sun Tzu
Regarded as one of the oldest books regarding military strategy allover the world. Simply put, it is the most outstanding written work on the dynamics of business tactics and general strategy.
The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
This book is set in the jazz era of the dynamic 20s. It peels back the cautionary story of the American dream. To be precise, readers discover that having a handful of good friends is better and more beneficial than having millions of acquaintances. It also lets readers know that the push to possess something is actually more valuable than really possessing it.