Book 1:- The Very Best of Kahlil Gibran (Rs 399/-)
“His power came from some great reservoir of spiritual life else it could not have been so universal and so potent, but the majesty and beauty of the language with which he clothed it were all his own.” – Claude Bragdon -This book is a priceless collection of some of his most notable works including The Prophet and The Broken Wings. Through his writings, a reader is compelled to embark on a soul journey and explore the depths of life and knowledge.
Book 2:- Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (Rs 250/-)
Pride and Prejudice is a novel of manners by Jane Austen, first published in 1813. The story follows the main character, Elizabeth Bennet, as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of the British Regency. Elizabeth is the second of five daughters of a country gentleman, Mr. Bennet, living in Longbourn.
Book 3:- The World’s Greatest Short Stories by Embassy Books (Rs 295/-)
The World’s Greatest Short Stories features an outstanding array of astonishing narratives by most widely acclaimed classic writers.Every era marks its prelim with a set of far-reaching writers, which have an unusual approach and perspective.
Book 4:- The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank (Rs 250/-)
Anne Frank and her family lived a peaceful life in Frankfurt, Germany but they had to escape to Amsterdam with fellow Jews and go into hiding, as the Nazis took over Europe. Anne who received the diary as a birthday present started writing on June 12 1942, about the turbulence she and her family had to go through, living in hiding. Anne has written the diary from a teenager’s perspective who manages to remain a cheerful girl who loved to talk and observe even under the oppression of Nazis.
Book 5:- Black Beauty by Anna Sewell (Rs 250/-)
Published in 1877, Black Beauty is a story of a horse narrated in first person as an autobiographical memoir. The author Anna Sewell was inspired by the life of horses as she traveled a great deal on the horse driven carriages after she had a bad fall that injured both her ankles and left her disabled for the rest of her life.
Book 6:- 1984 by George Orwell (Rs 250/-)
A dystopian novel, 1984 is one of the most influential works of the twentieth century by George Orwell. 1984 is set in Oceania, one of three inter-continental super states that divided the world after a global war. The protagonist Winston Smith is a member of the Outer Party, works in the Records Department of the Ministry of Truth as an editor, revising historical records, deleting references to people who have been “vaporized”.