by Peter Salzano
Writing a novel requires time, skill and imagination. In the opinion of Peter Salzano, a bibliophile, and renowned blogger, reading is mandatory to write good novels.
If you are planning to write, the time is to sit down with the below list of books and learn from them.
1. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
The bell jar is the best novel known for its language and psychological realism. It is a great book with an intensely emotional plot about a woman falling into the grip of insanity.
2. The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie
This novel has a lot to learn from. From the novelist of the book Salman Rushdie, you get to know how to effectively use 20 words in a line when one word can be used instead.
3. Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
If you are planning to write your first novel, Peter Salzano recommends this book. Cloud Atlas is a great example written in the unorthodox form.
4.The Round House by Louise Erdich
This book by Louise Erdich is a great example for someone who wants to write about complex issues in their novel. The story unfolds magnificently with all the characters at the forefront.
5. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
This book will teach you how to twist the plot brilliantly without much effort. In addition, the book also teaches you how to define the character.
The above books listed by Peter Salzano will help you in writing your first novel.