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Top and Best Books of All Time | Must Read Novels | Greatest Books to Read

Written by QuotesLyfe | Updated on: September 19, 2020

         

Top and Best Books of All Time | Must Read Novels | Greatest Books to Read

In this article, we have included some of the best books of all time that you can read and share with your group. All these books are well appreciated by both critics as well as readers and have an awesome history. If you are the one who loves reading novels and books, then you are reading the right article. Check out this list of greatest novels and books of all time and don't forget to share this article with your loved ones.

1. Anna Karenina Written by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina is one of the best novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy which was first published in 1878 in book structure. It was first distributed in serial installments in the periodical "The Russian Messenger" from 1873 to 1877. Numerous creators consider Anna Karenina the best abstract work ever, and Tolstoy named it his absolute first evident novel.

This is a complex eight-part book, with over a dozen of main characters, it is scattered over more than 800 pages (based on the publisher and transcription), usually housed in two volumes. It explores themes like faith, betrayal, family, marriage, desire, and city vs. rural life, and much more. 

2. Madame Bovary Written by Gustave Flaubert

Madame Bovary, originally published as Madame Bovary: Provincial Manners is French author Gustave Flaubert's debut novel, which was published in 1856. The eponymous character lives beyond its means to escape Suburban life's banalities and loneliness.

The original title of this book is Madame Bovary: Mœurs de province and is written in French. This book is published by Revue de Paris (in serial) & Michel Lévy Frères.

3. War and Peace Written by Leo Tolstoy

War and Peace is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in serial form, and then published in full in 1869. The original title of the book is Война и миръ and is written in Russian with some flavor of French. This book is published by The Russian Messenger and has around 1225 pages in total. It is considered one of the greatest literary successes of Tolstoy, and remains a masterpiece of world literature.

4. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by American author F Scott Fitzgerald, following a cast of characters living on a wealthy Long Island in the summer of 1922 in the fictional towns of West Egg and East Egg. The Novel is written in English and has around 218 pages. The cover artist of Great Gatsby is Francis Cugat. The book's plot concerns mainly the youthful and enigmatic millionaire Jay Gatsby and his quixotic desire and fascination of reuniting with his ex-lover, glamorous former debutante Daisy Buchanan.

The Great Gatsby is regarded by many literary critics as one of the best novels ever published.

5. Lolita Written by Vladimir Nabokov

Lolita is a well-known novel by Russian-American writer Vladimir Nabokov, published in the year 1955. This novel is famous for its touchy and controversial subjects: the protagonist and the unreliable narrator, a middle-aged professor of literature under the pseudonym Humbert Humbert, is obsessed with a 12-year-old girl, Dolores Haze, with whom he becomes sexually engaged after becoming her stepfather.

The novel Lolita was originally written in English and was first published by Olympia Press in Paris in 1955. It was later on translated into Russian by Nabokov himself and published by Phaedra Publishers in New York City in 1967. The book has around 336 pages and 112,473 words.


         

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