A lot of people got some spare time since the quarantine started. But regular entertainments will bore you if you sit in four walls day by day. Fortunately, there’s something you’ll never get bored with. It’s reading.
It’s an undeserved attitude. Their main motive is the desire to protect themselves and their loved ones in times of danger. Preppers stock up on food and medicine for months or even years to come. They develop contingency plans for earthquakes, floods, armed conflicts or a viral epidemic.
For sure, you have a list of books that you wanted to read for a long time but you didn’t have free time. Well, you do now. Here’s a list of the all-time bestsellers. Those are the books that have been voted as the best, the books that have shaped the culture of the modern world.
Lord of the Rings (J. R. R. Tolkien) – it is an absorbing and incredible fantasy adventure drama from the master of words and imagery. A series of these books will take you to a completely different world, which became the ancestor of all the fantasy universes created in recent decades.
The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho) is a psychological drama about mysteries and ways to find your way through life. Many people refer to this book as a book that opened their eyes on the world. This book is incredibly spacious despite its small volume. And it is not known whether it will reveal its meaning to you at once or after several readings.
Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry) is a fairy tale for adults about a boy who lives on his own little planet. This fairy tale can teach you a lot while being told in simple words and bountiful with symbolism and analogies.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (J. K. Rowling) – it is the first book in a long series and adventures of a wizard boy in a magical world. The book tells you about a hidden magical world that hides right behind our backs. Stories of love, friendship and devotion are intertwined in these books.
Master and Margarita (M. Bulgakov) – Do you ever wanted to solve the mystery: What do man and devil have in common? What drives people and what is the root cause of all their actions? This book is able to answer all these questions.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (L. Carroll) is a well-known fairy tale about a girl trapped in space. Relive the magical and thrilling adventures. It is unlikely that you can easily find a book more original and colorful than this one.
Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien) – it is the beginning of Lord of the Rings universe. You will be interested to read about the adventures of a young hobbit, whose discovery marked the beginning of the whole history of Lord of the Rings.
And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie) is a detective which will train your brain. Test your logic by reading this monumental detective work. Even though the author gives a clue at the end of his books, it’s not easy to trace it.
Dream of the Red Chamber (Cao Xueqin) – The novel provides a broad description and insight into the life, manners, and society of mid-18th century China. The book is incredibly rich in psychological essays and realistic descriptions of everyday life for entire families.
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (C. S. Lewis) is a book about talking animals, evil witches, and adventures. It’s easy to read and easy to get you into action. The reading of this book will paint your evening in colors never before seen.
Try to distinguish one separate evening during quarantine for each of these books. Who knows when else you’ll have this chance?