The brother has a great significance in our lives. Only the individuals who are deprived appreciate and know its worth. They are the play partner in childhood and the success partner during adulthood. For the love we carry for our brother and to cherish this beautiful relation, we have bought you list of books that are perfect gift for brother.
Books That Are Perfect Gift For Brother:
- The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
- Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
- Blood Brothers by Willy Russell
- There’s a Hole in My Bucket by Royd Tolkien
- Pierre et Jean by Guy de Maupassant
- Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak
- One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
- Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
- All The Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater
- Under the Same Stars by Tim Lott
- The Wild Laughter by Caoilinn Hughes
- Moonrise by Sarah Crossan
- Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter
- The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh
- The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
This is a beautiful tale of three brothers – the sensual Dmitri, the rational Ivan and the innocent Alyosha. However their family dynamics are contrasted against a murder mystery and courtroom drama, making the book equally emotional and interesting.
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
This classic play follows the life of Willy Loman, a salesman. But entwined with his professional journey is the heartwarming story of brotherhood, making this a great gift for your brother.
Blood Brothers by Willy Russell
This play is the story of two twins separated at birth who grow up as friends, unknowing of their true relationship. The drama that results and the journey their relationship takes is extraordinary, and makes for a wonderful brotherly gift.
There’s a Hole in My Bucket by Royd Tolkien
This non fiction novel feels almost like fiction – it s warm, heart-touching and wonderful. It follows Royd, as his brother Mike is diagnosed with the incurable Motor Neurone Disease. So the up makes a bucket list to fill the little time they have together with adventure, love and cheer. But when Mike passes away, Royd is still inconsolable. That’s when he discovers that Mike had another bucket list, fore Royd after his death. There’s much to learn from Mike – but most importantly, learning to love and care for others, even after your own death.
Pierre et Jean by Guy de Maupassant
This psychological drama that unfolds in France opens with the younger brother receiving the family inheritance as the older one seethes with jealousy. This isn’t an easy book to read – with a slow plot and intense sibling rivalry, it’s nothing like the goody goody sibling relationships. But it’s a heartwarming story, and a great insight into what makes your relationship with your brother special, and that’s why it’s on this list.
Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak
This is the mammoth moving story of five brothers who navigate their transition into adulthood. They discover the reason behind their father’s disappearance and this changes the family dynamic forever. This is a great gift for your brother because it will remind him that family is always stronger than the obstacle.
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
This is essentially a multigenerational family saga unfolding in the fictional Latin American town of Machado. The Buendia family at the centre of it consists of many brothers and sisters, children and parents, who go through life in a circular time frame. There are several memorable brother relationships here, and the unique family dynamics make this a great gift.
Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
This book which shatters the limitations of genre boxing is the story of two men from two backgrounds meet by chance and impact each others’ lives profoundly. It draws heavily from the biblical story of the two brothers Kane and Abel, and leaves you with the message that family is more important than money. What better a gift for your brother?
All The Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater
This YA fantasy follows the story of three cousins in Bicho Raro, Colorado belonging to the Soria family, which has the ability to perform miracles. Each of these cousins has their own story – Beatriz the unfeeling wants to be free, Daniel is the selfless saint and Joaquin runs a radio station anonymously. However, their relationships and bonds form the heart of the novel, making it the perfect gift for your brother.
Under the Same Stars by Tim Lott
This follows the story of Salinger, reeling from depression, who moves into his brother’s house to find their missing father. This paints a portrait of family, loss and brotherhood, making it an unforgettable and personal read for your brother.
The Wild Laughter by Caoilinn Hughes
Set in the Irish heartland of 2008, this follows the disruption in family life caused by the Celtic Tiger. Brothers Hart and Cormac black find their differences widening and their relationship with their father in trouble. Together, they try to navigate the shifts in life and relationships, making this a poignant and intimate read.
Moonrise by Sarah Crossan
This is a heartbreaking poetry book following the story of a brother witnessing his brother locked up in jail waiting for a death row. Granted, this isn’t the type of happy book you’d want to gift your brother, but it’s the moving story of love celebrating brotherhood. It will remind you and your brother of the special bond you share.
Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter
This is the story of two brothers attempting to reconcile with their mother’s death, along with their father. This book is about healing, and the role that love and family plays in it. This is an ode to brotherhood, and a beautiful gift for your own brother.
The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh
This is an Irish play follows a fiction writer implicated for the semblance between his murder novels and recent child murders. Somehow his brother gets involved and implicates the narrator, Katurian. This story of brotherhood is strong, wild and heartbreaking.
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Narrated by a boy called Danny, this book recounts the tale of Danny and his sister Maeve’s are exiled from their home, the Dutch House. Now having only each other and their unbreakable bond to rely on, they attempt to assemble the pieces of their fractured childhood. This makes the book a beautiful and lyrical ode to siblinghood, which deserves to be on your brother’s shelf.