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"Slow going. My advice to anyone that reads this: take notes! You will need them. With notes, it is a fun read. Without them, I'd be completely lost. Write down every name you hear, they are all significant.

A further warning! The narrator shifts constantly! Sometimes mid-paragraph. You have to be on the ball all the time."
Jul 11, 2015 07:36AM

 
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Jesse is on page 90 of 805 of The Illuminatus! Trilogy: Slow going. My advice to anyone that reads this: take notes! You will need them. With notes, it is a fun read. Without them, I'd be completely lost. Write down every name you hear, they are all significant.

A further warning! The narrator shifts constantly! Sometimes mid-paragraph. You have to be on the ball all the time.
The Illuminatus! Trilogy by Robert Shea
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The Mockingbird Next Door by Marja Mills
"Warm but scattered. I think these stories should have been written by the people who lived them. I hope Harper and Alice were not taken advantage of for this mediocre book. "
Jesse is on page 16 of 805 of The Illuminatus! Trilogy: For the record, this is my fourth attempt at reading this. I never got enough of the (many, many, many) historical, rhetorical, and religious references, but now, after reading The Name of the Rose, Infinite Jest, and (for determination) Moby Dick, I know I can do this.
The Illuminatus! Trilogy by Robert Shea
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The Magician by W. Somerset Maugham
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I would have liked this less if I hadn't read the foreword, which is rare for me. This book is essentially an elaborate literary caricature of Aleister Crowley, the British occultist, by a man who thought of him as a buffoon and a charlatan, but is w ...more
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Runaways, Vol. 3 by Brian K. Vaughan
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
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I really struggled with what to rate this. Objectively, it deserves 5 stars. It is poignant, well-written, engaging, and I feel like it is the kind of book a whole generation (or at least it's outcasts) could build a culture around. Shit, when I was ...more
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Akira, Vol. 3 by Katsuhiro Otomo
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35000 times better than the movie. Weirder and weirder and weirder...
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