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V. Narendra Kumar is a Graduate in Btech Civil Engineering and MSC(hons) Economics from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India. His prime love is the holistic Nature of Knowledge and he is well versed in both the Physical and Biological Sciences on the one hand and the Social Sciences on the other. He also has a deep understanding of Literature and Philosophy. His mission is to spread the power of knowledge in the whole world. He is well known for his Oratory Skills, Writing Skills and an ability to bring about a deep inner transformation in any student.

V. NARENDRA KUMAR

APPRECIATING GREAT WRITERS

         Great writers are extraordinary human beings. They possess that unique nature of being utterly honest about their soul and have the genius to put it in the form of exact words.

          Thus, they open a window to YOUR soul and give you that priceless experience of experiencing the pleasure of confirmation and self discovery. The top 100 great writers all have that power and each has that unique flavor and originality. 

AYN RAND

SHAKESPEARE

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

OSCAR WILDE

RABINDRANATH TAGORE

MUNSHI PREMCHAND

VICTOR HUGO

LEO TOLSTOY

DOSTOEVSKY

O HENRY

Appreciating Great Novels

Great novels have a whole saga in them and that takes you into a world where you actually live out the story in all the pain, joy, agony and ecstasy. The following top 100 novels have that wonderful power to give you that deep experience. 

TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD - HARPER LEE

MIDNIGHT’S CHILDREN – SALMAN RUSHDIE

HOME AND THE WORLD- RABINDRANATH TAGORE

THE GUIDE- R.K NARAYAN

THE STRANGER – ALBERT CAMUS

THE THREE MUSKETEERS – ALEXANDER DUMAS

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT- DOSTOEVSKY

GULLIVER’S TRAVELS- JONATHAN SWIFT

THE CATCHER IN THE RYE – J D SALINGER

THE HOUND OF BASKERVILLES – ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

LES MISERABLES – VICTOR HUGO

1984 – GEORGE ORWELL

BRAVE NEW WORLD-  ALDOUS HUXLEY

THE FOUNTAINHEAD – AYN RAND

GONE WITH THE WIND- MARGARET MITCHELL

RETURN OF THE NATIVE-  THOMAS HARDY

THE TENTH MAN – GRAHAM GREENE

GREAT EXPECTATIONS – CHARLES DICKENS

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE – JANE AUSTEN

THE NAMESAKE – JHUMPA LAHIRI

ANNA KARENINA – LEO TOLSTOY

TORRENTS OF SPRING – IVAN TURGENEV

MIDDLEMARCH – GEORGE ELIOT

ROBINSON CRUSOE – DANIEL DEFOE

TOM JONES- HENRY FIELDING

THE SCARLET LETTER- NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE

THE GREAT GATSBY -  F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

THE SOUND AND THE FURY - WILLIAM FAULKNER

CATCH-22 - JOSEPH HELLER

DARKNESS AT NOON - ARTHUR KOESTLER

SONS AND LOVERS - D.H. LAWRENCE

THE GRAPES OF WRATH - JOHN STEINBECK

UNDER THE VOLCANO  - MALCOLM LOWRY

I, CLAUDIUS - ROBERT GRAVES

SLAUGHTERHOUSE - FIVE KURT VONNEGUT

HENDERSON THE RAIN KING - SAUL BELLOW

APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA - JOHN O’HARA

WINESBURG, OHIO - SHERWOOD ANDERSON

A PASSAGE TO INDIA -  E.M. FORSTER

Appreciating Great Poems

Great Poems by nature have a combination of words that tremble with the truth of the poet, with no censor, a rythym of its own, an ability to hit you hard, sometimes to jolt you out of your dead comfort . they give that with few lines. In this section we have read out the poems carefully and with passion. We have shared own deep love and appreciation of these master poems. 

WHERE THE MIND IS WITHOUT FEAR – RABINDRANATH TAGORE

I WANDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD – WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

ALONE WITH EVERYBODY – CHARLES BUKOWSKI

A THING OF BEAUTY – JOHN KEATS

DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT – DYLAN THOMAS

DO OT STANDAT MY GRAVE AND WEEP – MARY ELIZABETH FRYE

MARRIAGE – KAHLI GIBRAN

PALANQUIN BEARERS – SAROJINI NAIDU

THE LOOKING GLASS – KAMALA DAS

DREAMS – LANGSTON HUGHES

DREAM WITHIN A DREAM – EDGAE ALLEN POE

DO NOT GO FAR  OFF – PABLO NERUDA  

ALL THE WORLD IS A STAGE – WILLIAM SHAKESPAEARE

ALL THAT IS GOLD DOES NOT GLITTER – JOHN ROLAND

I AM NOT YOURS – SARA TRESDALE

A RED RED ROSE – ROBRT BURNS

LOVE PHILOSOPHY – PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

EMILY DICKINSON – WHO ARE YOU?

O CAPTAIN! MY CAPTAIN! – WALT WITMAN

I CANNOT GO TO SCHOOL TODAY – SHEL SILVERSTEIN

WORDS -  SYLVIA PLATH

E E CUMMINGS – STRANGER KNOCKED

OSCAR WILDE – HELAS

THE SWING – ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

FUNERAL BLUES – W H AUDEN

ANOTHER WOMAN – IMTIAZ DHARKAR

ABANDONED - SURAYA NASIM

OR WILL THE DREAMER WAKE –

ONCE UPON A TIME – GABRIEL OKARA

THE ROAD NOT TAKEN –

WHEN EARTH’S LAST PICTURE IS PAINTED – RUDYARD KIPLING

THE TIGER – WILLIAM BLAKE

HOW TO TELL WILD ANIMALS – CARLYN WELLS

THE KITE – HARRY BHEN

ALL BUT BLIND – WALTER DE LA MARE

PANTHER – RAINER MARIA RILKE

THE TIGER – PETER NIBLETT

FIRE AND ICE –

DUST OF SNOW

STILL I RISE –

WHERE DO ALL THE TEACHER GO  -

WHAT IF –

VOCATION

BEAUTY –

A HOUSE, A HOME –

FOG –

ANIMALS –

A TIGER IN THE ZOO – 

Appreciating Great Plays

In this section you will find links to top 100 plays and Plays are naturally highly engaging and entertaining.  The format of the play being what it is, the dialogues written by the great play rights would make you laugh and cry, feel joy and sorrow. They are like roller coasters and the reading of Plays is one of the most beautiful experiences. 

CYRANO DE BERGERAC – EDMOND ROSTAND

SAINT JOAN – GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

PYGMALION – GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE – IBSEN

WINSLOW BOY – TERENCE RATTIGAN

ANTIGONE-

IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST – OSCAR WIDE

OTHELLO – SHAKESPEARE

ROMEO AND JULIET – SHAKESPEARE

DON CARLOS – FRIEDRICH SCHILLER 

Appreciating Great Stories

In one place you will find here top 100 great stories. One story would differ from another. You will encounter 100 greta works and great experiences of being deeply entertained by the stories. Each story would give you an angl to life, and being short stories could be read fast and experience the joy and meaning of a single, hard hitting point.

INSPIRED LIVING-ENGLISH ESSAYS,STORIES & POEMS (SSC ENGLISH)