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Nineties Literature Noir

Nineties Literature Noir

The 90s are full of many books that have made a significant impact in English literature, including some that are popular to this day. Let me introduce you to some of the most famous and interesting books that you’ as a teenager’ should read (hidden gems of the 90s).

Besides the ‘’Game of Thrones’’ and ‘‘Harry Potter’’ series that everyone knows as the most popular books of the 90s, I will introduce you to some other books that have gained popularity in the world of English literature recently. The amount of interest shown by readers has made some of these books into movies and shows later on.


  1. The Secret History by Donna Tartt (1992)

“The Secret History” unveils a riveting tale as Richard Papen delves into the alluring world of an elite classics group at Hampden College. Led by the enigmatic Henry Winter, their passion for ancient Greek culture takes a dark turn when a murder occurs and changes their lives forever. This thrilling blend of psychological drama and mystery explores beauty, privilege, and the consequences of venturing into moral complexities. Brace yourself for a narrative that grips your imagination and keeps you hooked until the final revelation.

  1. The Pelican Brief by John Grisham (1992)

Recent murders intrigue young law student Darby Shaw to research the two Supreme Court justices’ murder cases to find out what they have in common. When her theory and the correlations made are accurate, she gets targeted by killers. The result of her research is contained in a summary that comes to be known as the pelican brief, in which she suggests that the murders were financially rather than politically motivated.


  1. The Giver by Lois Lowry (1993)

“The Giver” by Lois Lowry is a gripping dystopian novel that follows Jonas, a young boy in a seemingly perfect society. As he trains to inherit the community’s memories as his community does throughout history, Jonas uncovers the dark truths behind their controlled existence. These memories include love, hate, war and more experiences hidden behind a dark curtain full of shadows and lies. The novel explores the cost of conformity, the significance of individuality, and the power of human emotion in a world that sacrifices freedom to fit in.

Their fame led to them becoming movies available on many watching sites, including Netflix as the most popular.


Happy reading!

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