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    Updated on 2 Oct 2019. Posted on 2 Oct 2019

    Update Your Reading List With These Classic Titles, All Under ₹500

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    1. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson - ₹92

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    An exciting adventure novel with pirates, buried gold, and the tropical islands. Go on a thrilling journey whilst reading this one!

    2. Collected Works of Kahlil Gibran - ₹338

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    A beautiful book containing some of the most stunning works of Kahlil Gibran including The Prophet, The Wanderer, The Madman, and Broken Wings.

    3. The Diary of A Young Girl by Anne Frank - ₹99

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    The diary, written by 13-year old Anne Frank, is an account of their life whilst hiding from the Gestapo during Hitler's regime. Give this one a read to know the daily-life and inside details, plus effects of the Holocaust. Raw, honest, and motivating, this book will play with your heartstrings for sure.

    4. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath - ₹149

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    Sylvia Plath is brilliant. Period. Just read it already!

    5. The Sun And Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur - ₹250

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    This book is a collection of poignant poems which take you on a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming.

    6. Milk And Honey by Rupi Kaur - ₹259

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    Milk and Honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival and the experience of violence, love, abuse, loss and feminity. A lovely read.

    7. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin - ₹122

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    Learn about the theory of natural selection and unravel the concept of evolution in this revolutionary work by Darwin.

    8. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy - ₹185

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    Set in the Russian high society, this book revolves around Anna Karenina who tries to break societal and religious norms to be with the man she loves. Robust, rich with emotion, and splendid.

    9. The Complete Novels of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - ₹134

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    Who doesn't love Sherlock Holmes and his amazing detective skills? Read all four Sherlock Holmes novels - A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four, The Hound of the Baskervilles, and The Valley of Fear - in this book!

    10. Pride And Prejudice by Jane Austen - ₹60

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    Austen's works boast of strong female leads who cut through the narrow fabric of society and tradition, and Pride and Prejudice is no exception. Both a witty satire and a love story, this one is must-read.

    11. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald - ₹44

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    Dubbed as one of the greatest novels of the 20th century, The Great Gatsby deals with a heartbreaking love story whilst providing us a peek in the "Roaring 20s" era of America and the futility of the American Dream.

    12. The Silk Roads: A New History of the World by Peter Frankopan - ₹336

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    If you're a history buff, this one's for you! The Silk Roads is a major assessment of all of the factors and forces behind the fall of the greatest empire and what has led to the world we live in today. Brilliant.

    13. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - ₹209

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    Using the comforting and innocent voice of a child, Harper Lee manages to tackle stressful themes like racism, rape, prejudice, violence, and hypocrisy smoothly and in an eye-opening manner. A captivating read.

    14. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling - ₹55

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    Explore the jungles of India with Mowgli and his friends and experience the themes of love, friendship, loss, and strength. A classic.

    15. Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell - ₹234

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    Set against the backdrop the American Civil War, this novel explores the tenuous lives of Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler, and how they cope with the changes occurring around them. Personally one my favourites.