Jump to content
Objectivism Online Forum
Sign in to follow this  
nakulanb

Favorite Book(s) of All Time

Rate this topic

Recommended Posts

Other than Rand novels?

The Iliad

Toilers of the Sea

The Stranger

Old Man and the Sea

Of Mice and Men

Lord of the Rings

1984

Lord of the Flies

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

The Shining

Let the Right One In

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Four that come to mind ...

The Island of Captain Sparrow, by S. Fowler Wright

What Mad Universe, by Fredric Brown

Invasion of the Body Snatchers, by Jack Finney

Cyrano de Bergerac, (play) by Edmond Rostand (Brian Hooker translation)

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo was the last novel I read, and it was a couple of years ago now. I don't read a lot of novels. It is excellent, though.

The most recent book I finished was Hitler: A Study in Tyranny by Bullock, which was excellent. (I read the abridged version.)

Right now I'm reading A World Lit Only by Fire by William Manchester, which is about how awful the Middle Ages were and how we got out of them. Manchester is good in terms of philosophy of history - he thinks every historical event leads to the next in a logical, comprehensible fashion. I don't know how factually accurate the book is, but I'm enjoying it.

Good thread!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 9/21/2019 at 12:06 AM, nakulanb said:

Frankenstein by Mary Shelly.

 

Edited by nakulanb

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...