With a large part of the world in Coronavirus lock-down, people are looking for engaging entertainment at home. Reading classic novels is the perfect solution to kill your boredom during the homestay. As online and offline sellers both are not in the position to provide you paper books, a list of five classic novels which you can download easily, with a little description that has been compiled for you. In the description of books, names of characters and storyline have not been disclosed deliberately because that can ruin a little bit of your reading experience. All the novels suggested below are classics in the world of literature. Some are even part of the curriculum of prestigious institutes in the world. Download links of books in pdf have also been embedded in the article for your ease.
To kill a mocking bird by Harper Lee (1960) : This novel contains a story which brings every kind of emotion out of you. It portrays the prevalence of racism in western society at that time and uncovers the judgmental nature of humans. It is also about the courage of a man, who stands for the right of poor and downtrodden.
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925): It is a love story of a person, who while achieving riches to get his lost love, loses many things. Love for a girl takes protagonist to a road that has only one destination, death. Book explores the feeling of love and human nature of sticking to the past.
3. One flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey (1962) : It is a story narrated by a person in mental asylum about the suffering and the inhuman treatment of the patients by the staff of the mental hospital. But the arrival of one patient with rebellious character and strong physic change the life of patients in the hospital. It explores the human psychology, the impact of captivity & harassment on the human mind.
4. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (1847) : The only novel was written by the writer. It’s a love story of characters full of negative behavioral traits. The central characters are like villains but they are in immense love with each other. The book highlights the class difference prevalent in the society during the 19th century.
5. Animal Farm by George Orwell (1945) : Animal farm is a story about a group of farm animals, who fought for their freedom from a man, who ill-treated them. After they captured the farm, they found that their conditions remain the same only their master (A animal from the group) has changed. This novel is the classic description of how people (politicians and social movement leaders) after getting power, hijacks the system, conspires and even destroys his own people to remain in power.