20 Must-Read Books for Under 10 TL

Along with everything else, book prices are constantly increasing. That being the case, good and affordable book recommendationsOur need is also increasing.

Just as the summer vacation has started, those who are looking for a book to take with them on vacation, those who will create a reading list for the summer. Sold under $10 and we have compiled the books that should be in everyone’s library. From modern world classics to classics by Turkish authors, this list has a book for everyone!

20 books you can buy for under 10 TL

Embedded Candlestick – Stefan Zweig
The Last Day of a Death Penalty – Victor Hugo
Ward Six – Anton Chekhov
Scarlet Plague – Jack London
Time Machine – HG Wells
Doctor OX’s Experiment – Jules Verne
Coat – Nikolai Gogol
The Murders in the Rue Morgue – Edgar Allan Poe
Memoirs of a Young Doctor – Mikhail Bulgakov
Docile Girl – Dostoevsky
Uncle Vanya – Anton Chekhov
Amok Runner – Stefan Zweig
The Devil Within – Sabahattin Ali
Hermit – Khalil Gibran
Stylish – Hüseyin Rahmi Gurpinar
A Northern Adventure – Jack London
The Great Gatsby – Scott Fitzgerald
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Strange Case – Robert Louis Stevenson
Efsuncu Baba – Huseyin Rahmi Gurpinar
Small Things – Samipaşazade Sezai

20 books you can buy for under 10 TL

Embedded Candlestick – Stefan Zweig

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  • Price: 8.39 TL

The Jewish seven-branched candelabra is stolen by vandals who plundered Rome in 455, and he embarks on a journey that goes first to Carthage, then to Constantinople and finally to Jerusalem.

Zweig, who describes this event by bringing together historical information and mythology, mysterious journeywith 11 old Jews who went out to look for the candlestick just a 7 year old boy It tells through Benjamin’s eyes. In the years following the candlestick, Benjamin grows too.

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The Last Day of a Death Penalty – Victor Hugo

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  • Price: 7.99 TL

From the mouth of a man awaiting execution, effects of impending death on human psychology stunningly conveying, The Last Day of a Death Penalty presents a 19th century landscape of Paris and Europe. While doing this, he conveys a controversial issue such as the execution with all its bad sides.

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Ward Six – Anton Chekhov

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  • Price: 6.49 TL

located in a town in a mental hospitallast Ward Six, between a trained patient and one of the hospital’s doctors. describes the conflict. The conflict between the ‘mentally ill’ who rebelled against the unjust living conditions they are in and the ‘doctor’, who rejects all these facts and continues to live as if everything is normal, progresses to an annoying end.

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Scarlet Plague – Jack London

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  • Price: 8.64 TL

Since its publication in 1912 To the world of the 2010sThe Red Plague, which offers a foresight and perspective, is almost like a ‘prophecy’, especially considering the pandemic and its effects in the last 2 years.

An epidemic in 2013 that wiped out most of humanity.The Red Plague, which is the subject of the epidemic, successfully conveys the post-epidemic new world fiction, the individualism that puts himself forward, and the perception of population – technology – science.

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Time Machine – HG Wells

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  • Price: 7.99 TL

The Time Machine, one of the cult examples of science fiction literature, in Victorian England (1830s to 1900) who invented the time machine and went to the year 802,701 He tells what a doctor witnessed. The privileged, comfortable and carefree perception of the world that he encounters when he goes to the future is turned upside down as he discovers the underground…

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Doctor OX’s Experiment – Jules Verne

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  • Price: 7.83 TL

Doctor Ox’s Experiment, which takes place in an imaginary city, tells about a radical change in the lives of people who have lived in this city for centuries in a senseless, uneventful and sluggish manner. These people who do not make decisions, do not change, do not question, live straight, ‘mysterious plans’put them into practice and use as guinea pig‘ after it changes.

cut off ties with the world and satire of a society that does not bother to adapt to what the age bringsThis successful book is one of Jules Verne’s favorite works.

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Coat – Nikolai Gogol

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  • Price: 6.49 TL

Gogol’ ‘betrayal of the people’ and ‘insulting the Russian people’Palto has also been a ‘guide’ for the biggest names in the literary world such as Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy and Nabokov.

This impressive work depicts the difficult life of an ordinary man, Akaky Akakievich, and the inequalities facedIt tells a simple but striking story.

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The Murders in the Rue Morgue – Edgar Allan Poe

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  • Price: 7.54 TL

The first detective story in the history of literature : The Rue Morgue Murders. Edgar Allan Poe’s successful story, which is the source of many clever detective characters who have an important place in the history of literature, the murder of two women brutally murderedexplores.

Detective C. Auguste Dupin, who investigates the murders, also appears in different stories of Poe. if from stories where mysterious murders are solvedIf you enjoy it, you should definitely read this cult tale of Poe.

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Memoirs of a Young Doctor – Mikhail Bulgakov

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  • Price: 9.99 TL

Memoirs of a Young Doctor who spent cold, stormy days in Revolutionary Russia, village in a remote corner of the countryIt tells the story of a newly graduated doctor who goes on duty.

In a society stuck with fatalism and superstitionThe story, which tells the difficulties of being a young doctor in an impressive language, touches on many problems that still exist even today.

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Docile Girl – Dostoevsky

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  • Price: 6.49 TL

Poor, lonely and trying to hold on to life with a 16 year old girlTelling the story of a man who proposes to her by saying, ‘He is in need, he cannot say no’, Docile Girl tells a story full of death and pain that was evident from the very beginning.

The sad story of the girl who sells everything she has to the usurer to be able to post a job, and often visits this moneylender, and this helpless man. regret at the end of the story, perfect for those looking for a short but impressive story.

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Uncle Vanya – Anton Chekhov

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  • Price: 9.29 TL

Vanya and his niece Sonya, who are trying to make a living by working and working, and Professor Serebryakov, who live in comfort without doing anything, and his young wife Yelena. each one swept away by poverty and despair within himselfUncle Vanya understands the story of the characters.

This successful story, based on old age, regret, the uncontrollability of life, Dedicated to lost time, unfulfilled hopes, wasted lives and impossible loves”.

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Amok Runner – Stefan Zweig

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  • Price: 5 TL

The Amok Runner tells the war of conscience of a ‘rich woman’ who asks for help from him, and a doctor who is overwhelmed by his pride and refuses his help. How strong emotions such as responsibility, remorse, and guilt can drive a person crazy.it reveals.

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The Devil Within – Sabahattin Ali

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  • Price: 8.10 TL

In the time we live in an issue that remains current and affects many of us.The Devil Inside is one of the must-read works of Sabahattin Ali, one of the great names of our literature.

Telling the relationship of a couple named Macide and Ömer, which progresses step by step towards the end, the devil inside us is doing this. the destructive effect of the social agenda on the lives of individuals.and ‘ trapped‘ successfully conveys the feeling.

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Hermit – Khalil Gibran

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  • Price: 6.99 TL

He will embark on a journey to his homeland from an island where he has lived in exile for years. A wise man named Al Mustafa, answers the last questions of the islanders sincerely and wisely before setting off.

About important matters such as love, work, joy and sorrow, crime and punishment, education, friendship, worship and death. to questions from the islandersThe answers given by El Mustafa meet the reader in Ermiş.

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Stylish – Hüseyin Rahmi Gurpinar

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  • Price: 7.54 TL

Stylish, the first work of Hüseyin Rahmi Gürpınar, one of the important names of our literature, turned into a snobby, ridiculous and hollow character with his admiration for the west.It tells the story of ‘Chic Fame’, which takes place on the streets of Istanbul.

On the one hand, it tells the story of a character that we can encounter in today’s society, on the other hand. to understand the Istanbul of the periodIf you want, you should definitely add Stylish to your list.

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A Northern Adventure – Jack London

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  • Price: 6.99 TL

The wife of a chieftain living on an island in Alaska, She is kidnapped by a blonde-haired white man who came out of the sea on the day they got married. Thereupon, the chief of the tribe goes after his enemy to avenge his wife. This long and difficult journey turns into a great story that takes place over the years and tells the transformation of a character.

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The Great Gatsby – Scott Fitzgerald

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  • Price: 8.99 TL

Coming from an uneducated and poor family, Gatsby He rewrote his entire life, built a glamorous life, and became a millionaire.The story of her life in luxury and ostentatiousness, while telling the hollow philosophy and collapse of the American dream, also portrays an obsessive love story of the past.

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Strange Case – Robert Louis Stevenson

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  • Price: 9.29 TL

He made a huge impact in the literary world, inspired many characters, and appeared on film and television as well as on the stage. many adaptations have been made In this work, a London lawyer and old friend Dr. It tells the story of Henry Jekyll and his double character, the villain Edward Hyde.

Almost two different people trapped in the same bodyThis work, which tells about his life, conveys the descriptions and the psychology of the characters so successfully that it is one of the pioneering works on this subject.

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Efsuncu Baba – Huseyin Rahmi Gurpinar

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  • Price: 8.69 TL

Efsuncu Baba, a man who deals with magic, alchemy and talisman, and whose life is ruled by superstition, the locations of istanbul’s hidden treasures He finds a book he wrote in encrypted form. To find the treasure, he must remove an amulet. He will be able to do this with a key and two human-like angels who will help him.

Thus, two characters named Kirkor and Agop enter the life of Efsuncu Baba and move to the mansion where he lives with his wife and daughter. However, this story full of superstitionswill move in a completely different direction with the ever-increasing intrigues in the mansion.

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Small Things – Samipaşazade Sezai

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  • Price: 8.14 TL

Little Things by Samiğaşazade Sezai, one of the pioneers of Turkish literature, ordinary people’s livesand it describes the impressiveness of the events that seem to be a change of no importance.

We regret the cutting of treesthat we cheer up with bird sounds and suffer for love, hope with a smile shattering our dreamsIt is a great option to take a closer look at the past of Turkish literature.

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