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The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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The Sorrows of Young Werther is an epistolary novel that has influenced the Romantic Movement. Often known as the original ‘emo’, a term that I hate, this novel is a semi-autobiographical novel that brought huge success to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe....more
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Goldfinch
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Carel Fabritius was a talented Dutch painter who was considered Rembrandt’s most gifted pupil. His paintings often featured delicately lit subjects against a light coloured background. He moved away from Rembrandt’s renaissance focus and developed hi...more
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Big Bad Wolf by Nele Neuhaus
Big Bad Wolf
by Nele Neuhaus
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After finishing The New York Trilogy I needed something light, something I didn’t have to analyse. I picked up Big Bad Wolf because I enjoyed Snow White Must Die so much. I’m not saying that I can’t analyse a novel like this one (you can analyse ever...more
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Charles Bukowski
“Yes?’ he asked, looking at me over the sheet.
‘I’m a writer temporarily down on my inspirations.’
‘Oh, a writer, eh?’
‘Yes.’
‘Are you sure?’
‘No, I’m not.’
‘What do you write?’
‘Short stories mostly. And I’m halfway through a novel.’
‘A novel, eh?’
‘Yes.’
‘What’s the name of it?’
‘”The Leaky Faucet of My Doom.”‘
‘Oh, I like that. What’s it about?’
‘Everything.’
‘Everything? You mean, for instance, it’s about cancer?’
‘Yes.’
‘How about my wife?’
‘She’s in there too.”
Charles Bukowski, Factotum

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“I am proud of my heart alone, it is the sole source of everything, all our strength, happiness & misery. All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, The Sorrows of Young Werther

Friedrich Nietzsche
“I am no man, I am dynamite.”
Friedrich Nietzsche, Ecce Homo

Simón Bolívar
“How will I ever get out of this labyrinth?”
Simón Bolívar

Pierre Lemaitre
“Young girls and mass murders are tender hearted creatures”
Pierre Lemaitre, Alex

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