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Popular Classic Books Among Indian Readers

Data from the popular free ebook web site Manybooks was used to compile this list of classic books that are still popular among readers in India. All titles have links to free versions (usually several books). Users will need to set up free accounts at Internet Archive to borrow any books not in the public domain.

Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Patañjali

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

Real Ghost Stories by William Thomas Stead

The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells

As a Man Thinketh by James Allen

The Story of My Life by Helen Keller

The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft

The Arabian Nights by Andrew Lang

Telepathy by W. W. Baggally

The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx, Frederick Engels

A Study of Poetry by Bliss Perry

The Hundred Best English Poems by Adam L. Gowans

Palmistry for All by Cheiro

Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

The Poetics by Aristotle

The Ramayana by Valmiki

The Book-Hunter by John Hill Burton

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

The Machine Stops by E. M. Forster

The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

The Wreck of the Titan by Morgan Robertson

The Abandoned Room by Charles Wadsworth Camp

The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan

Oroonoko by Aphra Behn

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