Sunday, August 1, 2010

Top 10 Novels of the decade

What are the books that can be said to have defined the first decade of the millennium? Here’s a list of novels we’ve loved, lauded and are sure treasure for decades to come

Here’s a list of top 10 novels that shaped our reading habits for the last decade. These novels fashioned new genres, created controversy, and entertained us, and then there are the books that, quite simply, would be hailed as great in any era.

Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Canadian writer Yann Martel’s Booker Prize winning novel took the world by storm when it was released in 2001. Life of Pi is the story of a 16-year old Indian boy adrift at sea for 227 days with only a dangerous Bengal tiger for a companion. Pi Patel’s journey, and survival through the use of his wits and sheer determination, is one that grabs you and never let’s go. It’s a story that seems both too real and surreal at the same time. Yann Martel is a master story teller and he weaves a tale that is entertaining and thought-provoking and at the end, he challenges you to believe it all.

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