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The House of the Dead
Fyodor Dostoevsky - Apr 22, 2004 (first published in 1861)
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Accused of political subversion as a young man, Fyodor Dostoyevsky was sentenced to four years of hard labor at a Siberian prison camp — a horrifying experience from which he developed this astounding semi-autobiographical memoir of a man condemned to ten years of servitude for murdering his wife.As with a number of the author's other works, this p...
The Book of Disquiet
Fernando Pessoa - Dec 31, 2002 (first published in 1982)
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Fernando Pessoa was many writers in one. He attributed his prolific writings to a wide range of alternate selves, each of which had a distinct biography, ideology. and horoscope. When he died in 1935, Pessoa left behind a trunk filled with unfinished and unpublished writings, among which were the remarkable pages that make up his posthumous masterp...
Feb 20, 2019
Amazing. Loved it.      source
A Fragment of Life (Penguin Classics)
Soren Kierkegaard - Dec 01, 1992 (first published in 1843)
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'What if everything in the world were a misunderstanding, what if laughter were really tears?' Either/Or is the earliest of the major works of Søren Kierkegaard, one of the most startlingly original thinkers and writers of the nineteenth century, and the first which he wrote under a pseudonym, as he would for his greatest philosophical writings. Ad...
The Woman in the Dunes
Kobo Abe - Apr 16, 1991 (first published in 1962)
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The Woman in the Dunes, by celebrated writer and thinker Kobo Abe, combines the essence of myth, suspense and the existential novel. After missing the last bus home following a day trip to the seashore, an amateur entomologist is offered lodging for the night at the bottom of a vast sand pit. But when he attempts to leave the next morning, he quick...
Feb 20, 2019
Amazing! A really nice book.       source
Vladimir Nabokov - Mar 13, 1989 (first published in 1955)
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Awe and exhilaration--along with heartbreak and mordant wit--abound in Lolita, Nabokov's most famous and controversial novel, which tells the story of the aging Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lolita is also the story of a hypercivilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postw...
Feb 20, 2019
Loved it.      source
The Count of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas - Jan 01, 1985 (first published in 1844)
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Abridged by Lowell Blair.Set against the turbulent years of the Napoleonic  era, Alexandre Dumas's thrilling adventure story  is one of the most widely read romantic novels of  all time. In it the dashing young hero, Edmond  Dantès, is betrayed by his enemies and thrown  into a secret dungeon in the Chateau d'If -- doomed  to spend his life in a da...
Feb 20, 2019
Woah! For some reason I thought I would see through myself, that's the level of brainlet I am. Incredible.      source
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Don Quixote
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra - Oct 09, 2018 (first published in 1605)
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Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.Don Quixote has become so entranced by reading romances of chivalry that he determines to become a knigh...
Nov 18, 2018
I am so glad I read it. It's my favorite piece of classical literature that I've ever read.      source
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The Master and Margarita
Mikhail Bulgakov - Dec 01, 2001 (first published in 1967)
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A masterful translation of one of the great novels of the 20th centuryNothing in the whole of literature compares with The Master and Margarita. Full of pungency and wit, this luminous work is Bulgakov’s crowning achievement, skilfully blending magical and realistic elements, grotesque situations and major ethical concerns. Written during the darke...
Nov 18, 2018
I really, really loved it. 5 out of 5.      source
A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari - May 15, 2018 (first published in 2011)
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100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be ens...
The Inferno
August Strindberg - Jul 05, 2016 (first published in 1897)
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An American critic says "Strindberg is the greatest subjectivist of all time." Certainly neither Augustine, Rousseau, nor Tolstoy have laid bare their souls to the finest fibre with more ruthless sincerity than the great Swedish realist. He fulfilled to the letter the saying of Robertson of Brighton, "Woman and God are two rocks on which a man must...
In the Buddha's Words
An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (The Teachings of the Buddha)
Bhikkhu Bodhi - Jul 28, 2005
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The works of the Buddha can feel vast, and it is sometimes difficult for even longtime students to know where to look, especially since the Buddha never explicitly defined the framework behind his teachings. Designed to provide just such a framework, In the Buddha's Words is an anthology of the Buddha's works that has been specifically compiled by ...
Jun 26, 2018
The book is amazing.      source
Spring Snow by Yukio Mishima
Runaway Horses by Yukio Mishima
No longer Human by Osamu Dazai
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Stoner by John Williams
The Dice Man by Luke Rhinehart
Sun and Steel by Yukio Mishima
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
Bushido by Inazo Nitobe
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea by Yukio Mishima
The Temple of the Golden Pavilion by Yukio Mishima
The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima