Often, non-readers have trouble starting a book because they don’t start reading without checking the number of pages. They are always out of time when it comes to reading a book. So, today here I am with a list of 5 shortest novels that are worth the time of non-readers as well as regular readers.
1. A Room of One’s Own (101 pages)
This classic of twentieth century encourages women to own the power and rise abouve the patriarchal monotomy. It’s inspiring that to read how a woman of last century had such ideas about feminism.
2. Hear The Wind Sing by Haruki Murakami (165 pages)
Most people don’t know from where to start when it comes to Haruki Murakami. This is the book you should start from. This is his first book translated to English. It’s about a guy who is home from college and spends his break drinking beer and thinking about writing.
3. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (112 pages)
One of the best works by the author, this is a story about an old man trying to catch the biggest Marlin in the deep sea for 84 days. The villagers gave up on him, but on the 85th day something happens that changes everything.
4. Ray by Barry Hannah (113 pages)
This is an adventurouss story by a womanizer who is trying to make sense of the twentieth century and is struggling with the love and blood relationships. This book was nominated for the American Book Award.
5. Point Omega by Don DeLillo (160 pages)
This fiction by Don DeLillo is about a retired secret war adviser who has retreated to isolation somewhere south of nowhere. He is joined by a filmmaker who wants to document his life in isolation. Later, they are joined by the adviser’s daughter when a devastating event follows.
These five are the shortest must-reads. Tell me how you liked them in the comment section below.