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Devils
4.22
None
Nov 05, 2010
Nov 06, 2010
 
Factotum
3.98
None
Nov 10, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
 
Women
3.93
None
Nov 10, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
 
Ion
3.34
None
Jan 2000
Jan 06, 2012
 
Patul lui Procust
3.86
None
Jun 10, 2011
May 14, 2011
 
Flowers for Algernon
3.97
None
Jan 2008
Apr 10, 2011
 
VALIS (VALIS Trilogy, #1)
3.97
Just one thing to be said: PKD knew paranoid schizophrenia like the back of his hand.
May 04, 2012
Jan 25, 2011
 
Local
4.05
Lifelike. Compelling. Really, what more can one say about such a masterpiece?
Dec 30, 2010
Jan 01, 2011
 
When Nietzsche Wept
4.16
An enlightening perspective on both Nietzschean thought and the beginnings of psychoanalysis. Nietzsche as portrayed here is certainly a much more sym...more
Feb 28, 2012
Dec 24, 2011
 
L'Étranger
3.92
Have I mentioned Camus is my favorite author?

It's been said that to fully explore the layers of meaning in this novel would require a tome at least as...more
May 10, 2012
May 06, 2012
 
Operators and Things: The Inner Life of a Schizophrenic
4.17
A fascinating, if difficult, read. Difficult because you have to be constantly careful not to take the book for more than it is, which is to say, a hi...more
Sep 23, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
 
Notes from the Underground
4.14
As I read through this book, an uneasy feeling crept upon me. Holy fuck, I've lived through this. His thoughts and mine are as one. It's no pleasure t...more
May 06, 2012
May 05, 2012
 
Brothers Karamazov (Wordsworth World Literature)
4.27
What could I really say about this masterpiece that has not already been said? It is indeed, as some have put it, the sum total of Dostoyevsky's work....more
Sep 12, 2011
Dec 29, 2010
 
Anna Karenina
3.99
I'm afraid this is another of the great classics that I fail to resonate with. On one hand I did greatly appreciate, from a technical standpoint, Tols...more
Mar 15, 2011
Feb 13, 2011
 
The Sorrows of Young Werther
3.59
A highly convincing portrait of a psychological calamity. It's definitely a must-read for its educational value alone, but I think I would have liked...more
Dec 29, 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
Coelacanth, Volume 1
3.94
Artistically well done and compelling. It would have been perfect if I didn't occasionally find myself losing the thread of the action/dialogue, and e...more
Mar 08, 2013
Mar 07, 2013
 
Death Note, Vol. 1: Boredom (Death Note, #1)
4.38
(review is for entire series)

Most excellent. Death Note's fame is well deserved. Although the drama was not as intense as I expected, it more than mak...more
Mar 24, 2013
Mar 22, 2013
 
The Idiot
4.15
A tour de force of psychological and philosophical insight, as is usual for Dostoyevsky. The one problem I've found with it is that as we move further...more
Dec 02, 2010
Dec 09, 2010
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
I'm afraid I just didn't grok this book, nor understand why it appeals to so many people. While it's obvious that it's supposed to be more about Holde...more
Sep 13, 2006
Dec 29, 2010
 
Homunculus 1
4.09
Brilliant psychological drama. Although it kinda plays fast and loose with the facts of psychology, the author knew just where to stop before the thin...more
Mar 28, 2013
Mar 27, 2013
 
Nijigahara Holograph
4.05
You know, while reading this I was thinking that someone fed a steady diet of manga and anime could be forgiven for coming to the conclusion that the...more
Mar 08, 2013
Mar 07, 2013
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