25 Books to Read Before You Die - Powell's BooksWorld Book Day, a global celebration of books and reading, is marked in over countries around the world. To mark the occasion, Express. Orwell's dystopian novel is set in a world of war, tyranny and surveillance where characters are constantly reminded "Big Brother is watching you". His work continues to influence modern day culture and the term Orwellian is used to describe totalitarian practices. The poignant novel is told from the point of view of Stevens, an elderly butler who makes a series of chilling revelations about his life. Novelist Ishiguro was born in Japan and moved to England in with his family at the age of five.
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A few months back, one of our customers sent us a special request for a list of 10 books we felt everyone absolutely must read in his or her lifetime. The question intrigued us and we immediately launched into a heated debate. Should the Bible be on the list? No text has influenced Western culture more, but might it be equally important to read the Koran or the Torah for a more enlightened worldview? How could we whittle down our list to just 10 books? As it turns out, we couldn't. We posed the question to our fellow book-savvy colleagues and, after receiving some 1, nominations!
This book is widely considered to be one to the best books ever written, and it will undoubtedly change your life. The story follows the lives of old man Karamazov, a filthy penny-pinching lech and his three sons. Each son represents a different side to the Russian character: Dimitri the spoiled lout or the prodigal son , Ivan the tortured intellect, and Alyosha the spiritual searcher. Alyosha, Dostoevsy says, is our hero. And he does represent a certain Christian ideal.
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