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A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
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Libra by Don DeLillo
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For the first hundred pages or so I was afraid Libra would be an embarrassing attempt by an intellectual writer at a Tom Clancy-style spy thriller. I haven't liked the past couple DeLillo books I've read, and this one initially gave me the same feeli ...more
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The Adolescent by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
" Hey man, thanks for the comment. I shall read The Idiot! I plan to read all the works of Dosty the Clown (Dosty the Clown, Lives Underground).

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The Adolescent by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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It's possible that Dostoevsky overstuffed the sandwich on this one, but even so I love him for his infectious exuberance for sandwiches and I devoured the messy thing with relish.

The Adolescent is a little like The Sound and the Fury (which I read 2
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Holy Bible by Anonymous
" Ha! The Bible gets three stars, with no explanation? I love it. "
Sentimental Education by Gustave Flaubert
" I didn't notice this comment until now, Alexis! I'm on a big "Dosty" kick right now, and I'm inclined to believe he did intend whatever you're referri ...more "
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Jonathan Wild by Henry Fielding
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There's not a stitch of character development here; in fact, apart from the Jonathan Wild himself who's name was appropriated from contemporary headlines, everyone's personality is quickly summed up by his surname (Fireblood, Heartfree, Straddle). Bu ...more
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Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
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This gets an extra star for a truly funny gag that carries the book for the first fifty or sixty pages. That's surprising and impressive mileage for a simple bit (the narrator, a non-native English speaker, relies heavily on a thesaurus, so that "a h ...more
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