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5 Books to Read on Quarantine

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According to the results of a large-scale survey “The Rest Test”, which involved 18,000 people from 134 countries, reading is among the top 10 best ways to relax.

When you think about what to do in quarantine, we recommend reading books!

In order not to waste time searching for exciting books One Million Images collected a selection for every taste.

“There Are No Grown-Ups. A Midlife Coming-of-Age Story” by Pamela Druckerman 

Pamela Druckerman is an American-French writer and journalist.

She is known around the world for her book French Education, in which she discusses approaches to parenthood.

In the new book, the journalist explores her own growing up and how her life changes after 40 years.

“A Rising Man” by Abir Mukherjee 

The first book by English writer Abir Mukherjee “A Rising Man” caused great admiration among the readership, and the next novel “Smoke and Ashes: A Novel” only increased interest in works of this writer.

The main character Captain Sam Wyndham goes on a business trip from Scotland Yard to India, in particular to the gloomy Calcutta. His partner is a local sergeant Banerjee.

The events in both books take place in the early 1920s. in the period of Anglo-Indian history.

In the first book, they investigate the murder of two officials. They can only do it through battle and adventure.

brown wooden ladder leaning of bookshelf

“A Most Wanted Man” by John le Carre 

John le Carre wrote “A Most Wanted Man” in 2008. The events of it take place in Germany, in the city of Hamburg. The main character — a young Chechen Issa — comes to the city. He escaped from captivity, endured abuse, hunger and the loss of loved ones.

In Europe, he wants to forget about all this and become a doctor to save other people. Suddenly he learns that his father, who was a criminal, left him a great legacy.

He is persecuted by special services, but there are also those who want to help.

Did he come to Germany with good intentions? Is he a double agent? Is he planning his own terrorist attack?

There are a lot of intrigues, secrets, big politics and games of special services.

“Anne of Green Gables” by L. M. Montgomery

All of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s books are about good.

The events in the first and most popular book in the series about Anne Shirley take place on the Green Roofs Farm and on Prince Edward Island.

The eleven-year-old orphan stumbles upon Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, brother and sisters who are already elderly. They decide to adopt her and after that their lives change, and not only theirs.

Anne Shirley has a rich imagination, knows how to get into various adventures and help everyone around. No age restrictions.

“Saturnin” by Zdenek Jirotka 

One of his great humorous novels “Saturnin” in the Czech Republic became a national bestseller and remains popular to this day.

If you want an easy, fun and unusual reading, then this is your book.

The narrator of this story, a young man, hires a servant named Saturninus. Instead of serving him, he involves his master in various adventures.

Here you will find sea travel, love, summer, adventure and, most importantly, a lot of freedom and joy of life.