“A book is a gift you can open again and again” -Garrison Keillor
Books can be the best gift for anyone whether that person is 6 years old or 60. Often when we find ourselves struggling with finding the “perfect gift” for our friend, and if your friend circle includes a book lover, well then you know how a hardbound book can cast its magical spell on her or him.
Then, the second problem that pops up in our mind is from where to buy such a book. In this busy world, we often look for ways to manage our time efficiently balancing the professional and personal life. So, in order to save yourself from the tiring effort of going to a shop and buying, you can buy it online. And, what better online store than Amazon could be there. Here are 15 Hardbound Books that you can gift your close ones from Amazon, which they are going to treasure forever.
1.Harry Potter Series
Any book lover would love to have their personal hardbound set of Harry Potter books. These books are ageless and timeless making your gift more valuable for the person you want to give them to. Though the price might hit you a little, its worth the smile it will put on your beloved’s face.
2. Poetics by Aristotle
This classic book by the ancient Greek philosopher and scientist could help your friend to understand Tragedy from the classical point of view.
3. Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore
Tagore received the Nobel Prize in Literature for this book, which is one of the best-known collections of poetry, making him the first Non-European to win this prize.
4. The Iliad and The Odyssey by Homer
If your friend loves literature, then this book is what she/he will always want in their collection. This classic book is worth to be read and preserved.
5. Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Your book lover friend’s collection is incomplete without having a copy of Shakespeare’s famous play Macbeth, which is still one of the greatest tragedies of all times.
6. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Getting lost in the materialistic world of the Victorian period along with the love story of Elizabeth and Mr Darcy can be enchanting.
7. Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
If your friend loves mysteries, then make sure that you are the one to give them the iconic detective fiction which engages the reader intensely.
8. The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
The epic story of Mahabharata has been told from the perspective of Panchaali- the wife of the five Pandavas. The ancient mythology is perfectly blended with the creative power of the author.
9. Hard times by Charles Dickens
The story can take you to the period of the Industrial Revolution in England, where the suffocating and bustling industries cause the tragic end of the story.
10. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
From the rich glamorous parties of Gatsby to his aching love for Daisy has the power to move the reader and admire Fitzgerald’s way of writing.
11. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Mary Shelley created the archetype of the gothic story by forming the characters of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature.
12. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The classic story of an orphan girl who fights her way with all her strength and potential, and finally marries the man she loves. One of the 19th-century novels which have such a strong determined female as the protagonist.
13. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
The disaster and terror of partition are depicted in this book by Rushdie making it the epitome of Partition literature. It moves the reader with the partition that changed the lives of the people of the Indian subcontinent.
14. Greatest Works of Edgar Allan Poe
This compilation consists of all the well-known works of the famous American writer.
15. Inspiring Thoughts by Swami Vivekanand
It is a collection of some of the famous quotations by Swami Vivekanand. The book can act as a motivational tool in your friend’s life through ups and downs.
So, this is a list of 15 Hardbound Books which are available to you just on a click on Amazon.com which you can gift your friend, thereby making the bond that you have with your special one more special.