“Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth. Lo. Lee. Ta.”
Published in 1958 Lolita written by Russian American novelist Vladimir Nabokov. It is one of the most controversial books which was had a taboo in many cultures as a result exceptionally famous. It is about a middle-aged man who has fascination for young girls and falls for a 12 years old. Where you know it is so unethical but when you read it you sympathize with the man suddenly you realize wait a minute that it is not right.
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina is probably favorite novel of many. It is very detail oriented where you can feel every character. It tells a story of 19th century upper class married Russian woman Anna who had an affair with chivalry officer Count Vronsky which leads to grief and tragedy. It goes in history of Russia with a doomed love affair.
Alchemist by Paul Coehlo
The Alchemist is a novel by Paulo Coelho which was first published in 1988, it has been translated into at least 69 languages as of December 2016. It has a spiritual touch and inspiring wisdom. The story of Santiago, a shepherd boy on a journey of a buried treasure. But what starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasure within him. We all have Santiago in us where we all are searching where we are actually moving, what is out destination and what is the destiny. Alchemist has inspired people all over the world to live their dreams.
Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
It is quiet controversial book and became more famous after release of a movie based on a Novel in 2006 starring Tom Hanks. Story starts when symbologist Robert receives a phone call at late night about a murder in museum and body of a dead is covered in symbols. A desperate race through the cathedrals and castles of Europe. An astonishing truth concealed for centuries gets unveiled at last.
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
A tragedy written by William Shakespeare is one of the most popular and influential stories ever. This is a tragic tale of Denmark prince Hamlet whose father was murdered by his uncle Claudius who later on married his mother. Ghost of his father appears to him and tells him that he was poisoned by Claudius. His insanity to revenge his father’s death , breath taking swordplay and his blames on his mother are some elements which makes it a masterpiece in theaters.