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Seven Valleys by Bahá'u'lláh
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Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh, Revealed After the Kitáb-i-Aqdas by Bahá'u'lláh
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The Hidden Words by Bahá'u'lláh
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King Rat by China Miéville
King Rat
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I enjoyed the cockneyisms and depiction of London's underground scene. If you like fantasy novels which immingle cultural mythology with the culture of modern societies, then this might be for you (wherein I would also recommend American Gods by Neil...more
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A Learical Lexicon by Edward Lear
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Freedom from the Known by Jiddu Krishnamurti
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A Delicate Truth by John le Carré
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I was already dozing off in the shade, dreaming that the rustling trees were my many selves explaining themselves all at the same time so that I could not make out a single word. My life was a beautiful mystery on the verge of understanding, always on the verge! Think of it!Charles Simic
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The French Face of Joseph Conrad by Yves Hervouet
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Douglas Coupland
“Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life's cruelest irony.”
Douglas Coupland, Shampoo Planet

Albert Camus
“Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”
Albert Camus

Bram Stoker
“Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!”
Bram Stoker

Charles Simic
“If I believe in anything, it is in the dark night of the soul. Awe is my religion, and mystery is its church.”
Charles Simic

Viktor Shklovsky
“You have to store up books, becoming acquainted with human experience; let them lie around your thoughts, becoming yours—ring upon ring, as a tree grows, let them rise up from the depths like coral islands.

If it gets crowded with all the books and there's nowhere to put your bed, it's better to exchange it for a folding bed”
Viktor Shklovsky

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