Suggestions to Read

A Farewell to arms, ernest hemingway

An absolute delight to read, changes the way you look at life forever.

Anna karenina, leo tolstoy

A masterpiece from one of the best story-tellers of all time

crime and punishment, fyodor dostoevsky

A wonderful look into human nature.

demain, ermann hesse

Symbolic, clever with a fantastic ending.

factfulness: then reasons we’re wrong about the world, hans rosling

A book for anybody in the 21st century, informative, concise and to the point.

les miserables, victor hugo

Thorough characterisation, flawless story. Undoubtedly one of the best novels ever.

norwegian wood, haruki murakami

A terrific story of a boy with so many references to classical and jazz music

oblomov, ivan goncharov

An exquisite story of a man's idleness, hugely under-rated.

one hundred years of solitude, gabriel garcia marquez

Dazzling, gorgeous and a real masterpiece

ragtime, edgar lawrence doctorow

A remarkable story of a family in the United States at the turn of the 20th century.

the feast of the goat, mario vargas llosa

Another first-class novel by a truly gifted writer

the golestan, saadi shirazi

Magical language, thought-provoking, a timeless collection of stories

the idiot, fyodor dostoevsky

Dostoevsky leaves you speechless with his masterpiece, wow!

the new silk roads, peter frankopan

Absolutely recommended to anybody interested in the world order

the old man and the sea, ernest hemingway

A short story by Hemingway on success and failure, symbolic, touching and poignant.

the master and margarita, mikhail bolgakov

Three interlocking stories, an outstanding one.

the time of the hero, mario vargas llosa

Evocative, clever, unique narration style, a good start with Llosa.

things fall apart, chinua achebe

A true masterpiece from a gifted writer.

war and peace, leo tolstoy

An exceptional novel, brilliantly written, Tolstoy's best to me.