As mentioned in many of our blogs, hobbies and leisure activities are truly important to the vitiligo fighters. Not only are hobbies fun, but they can refresh the mind and body; assist you in living happier in vitiligo. After all, it is a proven fact that spending time doing the things that you enjoy can lead to positive feelings that can help you fight negativity in vitiligo.
One of these hobbies and leisure activities can be reading books. Reading a fictional book can help you escape the harsh reality of dealing with stares in vitiligo and create a calm atmosphere to reduce stress. Here’s a round-up of the best fiction books that can help you Immerse yourself into a great story and keep vitiligo worries at bay.
TWO YEARS EIGHT MONTHS AND TWENTY-EIGHT NIGHTS by Salman Rushdie
In this magic-realist novel, Rushdie brings together warring ideologies, conflicting emotions and disparate characters into a fight-to-the-finish. Those who find themselves tormented by the state of the world will consider this book a godsend. Going by its skyrocketing sales, millions of people out there identify with both the premise and the deliverance it provides.
A STRANGENESS IN MY MIND by Orhan Pamuk
If ever a city was a writer’s muse, that city would be Istanbul and the writer – Orhan Pamuk. The story of a gentle boy from a Turkish village, who moves to Istanbul and still finds himself there after 40 years, Pamuk captures every little nuance, tiny quirk and subtle idiosyncrasy that makes this meeting ground of two continents – Europe and Asia – such a fascinating place. The story ably matches its setting.
THE BURIED GIANT by Kazuo Ishiguro
In his first novel in a decade, Kazuo Ishiguro tells the tale of Axl and Beatrice, an elderly couple, who travels across war-ravaged Britain to find their son. They are joined on their journey by a knight, a Saxon warrior, and his orphan charge – all of them looking towards their past for answers to their present state of being. Intensely moving, this Medieval story resonates with war and vengeance and love, while remaining a tale of grace and originality and humaneness.
THE DYING GRASS: A Novel of the Nez Perce War by William T. Vollmann
A recounting of the doomed battle for survival by the Nez Perce tribes of Native Americans, this novel throws light on the world’s most gruesome massacre carried out by the United States Army. Noble Indian Chief Joseph refuses to give up his tribe’s right to their native land in the Pacific Northwest and leads an unequal fight against the unmatched prowess and sophisticated weaponry of the enemy.
GIRL WAITS WITH GUN by Amy Stewart
Based on the true story of Constance Kopp, one of the first female deputy sheriffs of the US, this is an enthralling novel. Constance fits no mold – she stands six feet tall, has no interest in marriage or domestic affairs and harbors a family secret that has isolated her from the world for 15 years. One day, as a belligerent business owner pushes her to the brink, Constance is forced to confront her past and go where no woman would have dared to go – in 1914 – to protect her family.
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