In this article, we are going to read about 20 classic literature from 20th century. These classical books have explored modern humans and society to their best.
This is perhaps one of the most-read coming-of-age stories of all time. It talks about innocence, experience, adulthood, and more.
This book by Orwell created a lot of chaos, arguments, to simply put a revolution that let people think about the current society.
This is a tragic story of a Cuban fisherman. It is one of the best writings of Hemingway and it covers several issues.
This book by Salinger is considered a classic of coming-of-age literature as it covers the severity of teenage.
This remarkable tale of the Great Depression records the Dust Bowl Migration during the 1930s and covers one farm family of Oklahoma.
A plane crashes on an unexplored island, stranding a group of school-going, boys.
Bradbury covers the story of Guy Montag who transformed from a book-burning fireman to a reading rebel.
Mrs. Dalloway could never be explained in short sentences as it explores a variety of themes, mental illness, society, self, and whatnot.
With the help o the character of Gregor, Kafka explains the absurdity of time and the shift change in emotions that can happen within a night.
Albert Camus in his every writing explores alienation, absurdity, existential crisis, and more in this book.
This book by Forster covers the struggle Lucy that she faced to belong somewhere between old Victorian rules and new liberal rules.
The misfortune of the Compson family features some of the most unforgettable characters in literature.
This dystopian novel by Huxley is chiefly set in a revolutionary World Sate, occupied by hereditarily adapted citizens and intellect-based communal hierarchy.
It tells the tale of the Buendia family and records the incompatible fight between the yearning for solitude and the need for love.
This story of Kafka released a year after his death is about Joseph K., a reputable bank officer.
Atwood focuses on the life of a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead named Offred. During this time women are no longer allowed to read and learn.
This popular book by Joyce is a loose knot based on Odyssey and it follows the lives of Dubliners during 1904.
Sethe was born as a slave but she managed to escape to Ohio. It has been 18 years but she is still not completely free from within.
The story focuses on Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd who journeyed from Spain to the deserts of Egypt in search of a treasure.
This book by Walker received the prestigious Pulitzer Prize. The Color purple covers significant themes and discussions related to women.