The holiday season is here. December is one of those months of the year when you get plenty of time to follow your hobbies and interests.
While most of the world chooses to celebrate and go on vacations, there are bookworms among us for whom it is the perfect time to go through their book lists and read as much as possible.
With "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" sweeps the beginning of holidays, a lot of fiction lovers are looking forward to get their hands on favourite books, be it is classics like Starship Troopers or the more recent ones like Harry Potter. Here are five fiction books that will surely make your holidays memorable.
Dracula is considered as one of the best horror fiction works of all times. Written in 1897 by Irish author Bram Stoker, the book is known for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula. The novel tells the story of Dracula's journey from Transylvania to England in search of new blood and his battle with a group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing.
A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes)
An 1887 detective novel by British author Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet marks the debut of Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson, who would go on to become one of the most famous characters in the history of English literature.
Treasure Island is an adventure novel by renowned Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, which tells the tale a young boy who joins the crew of a pirate ship to explore a mysterious island rumoured to have numerous riches and gold.
The Lord of the Rings
An epic fantasy novel written by English author J R R Tolkein, The Lord of the Rings was intended to be a sequel to Tolkein's another novel, The Hobbit. However, eventually, TLotR developed into a much more significant work. It was written between 1937 and 1949, and is the second bestselling novel ever, with over 150 million copies sold.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Galaxy
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Galaxy is a comedy science-fiction novel that was first created as a radio comedy broadcast by Douglas Adams for BBC Radio 4 in 1978. In later years, it was adapted to multiple formats. The most popular one was the novelisation of the series. The story has become an international multimedia phenomenon.