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The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
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On Beauty by Zadie Smith
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Jack Kerouac by Barry Miles
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Most overrated writer/movement ever? Maybe. These guys are just fuck-ups. Silver spoon kids (mostly) with really high IQs, who lacked work ethic, self control, and integrity/morals. Why do people suck off the Beats so much? Is it because they did so ...more
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Death in the Afternoon by Ernest Hemingway
Death in the Afternoon
by Ernest Hemingway
read in December, 2007
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"When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature. If a writer can make people live there may be no great characters in his book, but it is possible that his book will remain as a whole; as ...more
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Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola
Thérèse Raquin
by Émile Zola
read in November, 2007
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kinda boring, not moving at all, annoying characters who can't make up their minds, predictable conclusion
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Too Loud a Solitude by Bohumil Hrabal
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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Relatively dull as far as prison camp literature goes.
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Heaven Lake by John  Dalton
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probably the worst book i've read in a few years. horrible writing. wordy. trite. no appealing characters. promising storyline turned far-fetched. lotta holes. pathetic.

on a positive note, this book was so bad that it inspired me. several reputable n
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