There are a lot of people nowadays who are fond of reading books. There are those who love collecting books with the same theme or kind such as horror books, comedy books, and love story books. There are even those who simply love reading and that they don’t mind what books to read. In this regard, here is the list of 10 most controversial books of all time:
10. Brave New World
It was in the year 1932 when this book was published. Until now, the book is still facing a banning possibility encouraged by a lot of parents since it contains negative contents. It talks about the usage of drugs, suicide, and blatant sexuality. Aldous Huxley is the brilliant author of this controversial book.
9. Nineteen Eighty Four
This book is a novel that discusses the deep political views of the author, who happens to be George Orwell. It was first released on the public in the year 1947. Some of the topics included in this book are sex, censorship, organized religion, invasion of privacy, mind control, torture, and totalitarianism.
8. The Chocolate War
This book written by Robert Cormier was released in the year 1974. A lot of people exert great efforts in banning this book since it contains several topics that are controversial enough like masturbation and violence. Luckily, this book is successfully banned all throughout the world.
7. The Catcher in the Rye
The protagonist character in this book written by J.D. Salinger is Holden Caulfield. In the story, he becomes an icon of rebellion and defiance. Because of this, a lot of people strongly believe that this book must be banned since it can badly influence the readers. Some of its controversial topics are excessive violence, teenage angst, and the anti-white sentiment.
6. The Harry Potter Series
Despite the fact that this book is receiving several banning attempts, it still managed to become popular and read by many. In fact, this book is the inspiration of the Harry Potter movies. Many people believe that this book introduces the young ones to the fantasy world, making them to be inappropriate for them.