There are some books that we all need to read and on whose pages we will get lost. There are many classic books, so it’s okay if you don’t know where to start. But you have to start because that’s where pure art begins. What are those books?
Herman Melville’s Moby Dick is considered one of the most significant works in the history of world literature. The novel follows Ismail, a wandering sailor, who joins the crew of the ship in a whale hunt. The ship is steered by Captain Ahab, who has only one goal: to take revenge on Moby Dick, the elusive white whale that left him without a leg. This is the best story about the sea that has been written, and at the same time the strangest. This classic is something that must be read.
Pride And Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice is a Jane Austen novel, first published in 1813. The story focuses on the emotional development of the main character, Elizabeth Bennett, who learns about the mistake of hasty reasoning and begins to appreciate the difference between the superficial and the necessary. This book has been a favorite of all generations for years.
To Kill A Mockingbird
Atticus Finch gives this advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of this classic novel – a black man charged with attacking a white girl. Through the eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, the book explores the issues of race and class in the Deep South of the 1930s. A classic that left a big mark on many people.
Crime And Punishment
A masterpiece of Russian literature, Crime and Punishment ranked Dostoevsky among the world’s most important novelists. Relying on his own experience from prison days, in a feverish tone but convincingly, the story of Raskolnikov is told – a poor student tormented by nihilism and the struggle between good and evil. The whole world has heard about this book and many loved it.
The Great Gatsby
This book is glamorous, romantic, tragic, and poetic. The plot of the novel takes place in the 1920s – in the age of jazz – as Fitzgerald calls it, and is a depiction of the disappointment of the urban population in the American dream. This is a portrait of the time in which he is, but a time in which we can also find and recognize ourselves.