What you find in books, you will never find in a homo sapien. People will come and tell you they understand, but books will make you come across what your soul rests in. And when you are alone, you do need them as a companion. Especially when you are travelling. Down below is a list of books you can read on a train journey-
1. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.
This book is a must read. How beautifully has Paulo made his readers come across the treasures of life and what each sign tells! Paulo has amazingly revealed how one should follow the sings of the universe and hence to quote its famous line,” When you want something, the entire Universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”
2. The Possession by Annie Ernaux.
What it is like to get messed up in love? Or rather what it is like to give in your everything to a magical way you refer as love? You’ll find out in this book. It is all about love, jealousy and lots of romance in limited pages that you can finish off on your train journey.
3. The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy.
This book is one the best reads of Leo Tolstoy. If you are a fan of his writings, you are definitely going to love this book about death and scarping away your soul. And who is better than Tolstoy in penning down about death and miseries?
4. Animal Farm by George Orwell.
This book was written by him during the wartime alliance of United Kingdom with Soviet Union. The characterization as the animals in the farm highlights great emphasis on what all happened during that time. Orwell received lot of criticism after this books was published. Now you have got to read this one!
5. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
The Great Gatsby is one the most famous novels till date. Scott tells about Jay Gatsby, who is immensely rich and falls for Daisy Buchanan, a beautiful and adorable woman. It reveals about America in 1920s and the story unfolds in interesting ways. Your train journey won’t go waste with this book for sure.
6. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck.
This amazing novels revolves around two strangers, George and Lennie who are on their way to find their place in this world. All they crave is some land that they can call their own. After having got work in Salinas Valley, they still face a lot of predicaments revealing about how people in America were deprived of their property. Get your mind focus on this worth reading novel.
7. Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho.
What happens when a destiny turns a simple girl into a prostitute? And what happens when a random artist finds a ‘light’ in that prostitute? The novel revolves around how Maria’s world turns upside down with all the complications in her life; mentally, sexually and financially. No doubt Paulo will leave you with a smile in the end. Go for it!