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If you lead a busy life, settling down to read a book may seem unfeasible. If you’re disappointed by this, yet keen to indulge in classic literature, you can find solace in the less demanding world......

If you lead a busy life, settling down to read a book may seem unfeasible. If you’re disappointed by this, yet keen to indulge in classic literature, you can find solace in the less demanding world of novellas.

This narrative form usually consists of around 80 to 150 pages. Despite their diminutive nature, novellas have amassed many classics. They demand far less time if you have a hectic lifestyle, enabling you to discover many brilliant new authors. The following are 35 such books anyone can find the time to read.

All credits to Alex Morris of Lifehack.org - I just used his article to make a slick Powerpoint presentation.

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  • 1. 5 Brilliant short books By: Edwin van der Schoot (EHBP) Credits to: Alex Morris anyone can find the time to read
  • 2. The Crying of Lot 49 Thomas Pynchon Pynchon’s innovative story of Oedipa Maas. She becomes snared in a global conspiracy, learning life lessons along the way. #5
  • 3. Different Seasons STEPHEN KING Four inspiring novellas from King make up Different Seasons. Two were adapted into the films Shawshank Redemption and Stand By Me. #4
  • 4. The Call of The Wild JACK LONDON London’s tale of primitive reawakening. Buck, a domesticated dog, grows increasingly wild after he is stolen from his owner. An exhilarating read. #3
  • 5. Why I Am So Wise FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE Why I am So Wise is an insightful excerpt from Ecce Homo (Nietzsche’s last book). It’s a fascinating example of his genius. #2
  • 6. Animal Farm GEORGE ORWELL Orwell’s legendary polemical allegory places the Soviet Union into a farm. It’s a gripping read, and is a regular staple in literary education. #1
  • 7. That’s all folks! By: Edwin van der Schoot (EHBP) Credits: Alex Morris (Lifehack.org) www.brainmoves.nl www.trackandhack.com www.eerstehulpbijpresentaties.nl www.lifehack.org