War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy

war and peace fave book on my reading list

One of the greatest monuments in world literature. Set against the dramatic backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, it examines the relationship between the individual and the relentless march of history. Here are the universal themes of love and hate, ambition and despair, youth and age, expressed with a swirling vitality which makes the book as … Continue reading War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy

The Reader – Bernhard Schlink

When he falls ill on his way home from school, fifteen-year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. In time she becomes his lover—then she inexplicably disappears. When Michael next sees her, he is a young law student, and she is on trial for a hideous crime. https://www.amazon.com.au/gp/product/B005GQ5HB0/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&linkCode=ll1&tag=readmorebookc-22&linkId=226bda2243965a131044f9d472071247&language=en_AU Set in post-war … Continue reading The Reader – Bernhard Schlink