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East of Eden by John Steinbeck
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I really enjoyed this book, even if it's a bit reminiscent of the familial epics I've been growing a bit tired of.

A 3.5 might be a bit more honest, because even though Steinbeck's writing is a pleasure, I think this story was bit indulgent. A lot of
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The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
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This book was amazing and definitely the antidote to some of today's twisty, obfuscated stories.

Coming off of recent Pulitzer fiction that seems to pride itself in being spoken word deep in vernacular and circumlocution this story was so refreshing.

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The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
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This book was amazing and definitely the antidote to some of today's twisty, obfuscated stories.

Coming off of recent Pulitzer fiction that seems to pride itself in being spoken word deep in vernacular and circumlocution this story was so refreshing.

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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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Unsurprising for a Pulitzer winner, this story was extremely well told, and I ended up reading the last 200 pages in one sitting.

It was an interesting journey and punctuated with juicy and sometimes frightening tidbits from the Dominican Republic in
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Lords and Ladies by Terry Pratchett
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Small Gods by Terry Pratchett
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Reading the previous 12 Discworld novels, you see Sir Terry Pratchett's style mature and his concepts become more complex. Some of those 12 are great (like Reaper Man), some... merely okay.

Small Gods is the first Discworld novel that feels truly orig
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Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow
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Men at Arms by Terry Pratchett
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The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
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