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.