Choosing the best books of all time is a very subjective challenge. However, using the criteria of most sold, most translated, reputation and hearsay, the following books rate at the all time best reading list [ not in order of ranking ]:
You are invited to add your suggestions to the list.
Arguably the best fictional book ever written, Dan Brown’s opus has sold millions of copies, been translated into dozens of languages, made into a movie and been put on the pedestal it deserves to be on.
Why it is the best: very suspenseful, engaging and well written; captivating puzzles presented throughout have a modicum of believability. The ‘chases’ are very engaging. The book is spellbinding.
Harper Lee wrote this outstanding novel in the 1960’s. She was awarded a Pulitzer for the book, deservedly. Translated into many languages and made into an Oscar winning movie, this book should be on everyone’s bucket list.
Outstanding writing, a great story, universal in its theme, the book is as engaging today as when it debuted.
For history buffs, Robert Massie’s Nicholas & Alexandra, should be high on the list of “must reads.” Though may be guilty of writer’s license, this novel is a superb narrative of the final days of the Romanov dynasty. So well written, the reader cannot help but sympathize with the doomed Czar and his entire family. A universal tragedy but one which many may feel as justifiable.
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