British Literature Everyone Should Read

Great Britain has produced many classic novels that stood the test of time, many poets have expressed their feelings in the form of words. Starting with the classic novel “1984” by George Orwell. One of the most popular in our decade pieces of written art. Thought to represent a dystopian future, by the people at the time, now seeming more like a documentary. Another classic is “The Lord of the Rings” by J.R.R. Tolkien. Regarded by all as the “bible” of the fantasy genre. One of the pieces in the comedy genre is “Diary of a Nobody” written by George and Weedon Grossmith.

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On the other side of the spectrum are novels like “Great Expectations” by Charles Dickens. One of the greatest books of all time, not only in Britain but the world. Reading this story will help you become a Bachelor in English literature. All of the respected universities have extensive learning of this masterpiece in its curriculum. Every person knows this masterpiece, maybe not in its original form, but the novel has inspired many movies and TV shows. Many may think Dickens is boring, but this novel is something entirely different, and that is why it is one of the greatest, and everyone should read it at least once.

The other jewels

There are many other jewels in British literature like “Jane Eyre” written by Charlotte Brontë. The novel tales the tale of a young girl tested by her feelings and her transition to adulthood. “Wuthering Heights” again by Emily Brontë is another novel in whose characters have the inability to control their emotions and feelings. At the heart of the story is an adopted “gipsy” Heathcliff who falls in love with his adoptive sister Cathy. The events in the novel and the diversity of characters make it an excellent read and one of the British literature pieces everyone should read.