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Book run
« on: October 09, 2009, 10:57:52 pm »
Got abut five books or so at LOW LOW PRICES wondering if anyone has any recommendations for first read or to not read at all

Down the River-Abbey
The Monkey Wrench Gang-Abbey
The Sheltering Sky-Bowles
Naked Lunch-Burroughs
The Plague-Camus
The First Man-Camus
Hell's Angels-HST

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Re: Book run
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2009, 11:00:06 pm »
Abbey is always good.
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Re: Book run
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2009, 11:03:23 pm »
That's what I was thinking. I'm kind on a Abbey jag right now.
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Re: Book run
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2009, 11:09:37 pm »
Naked Lunch is a hard read.  I loved it, but I had to read it twice before I understood anything, and three times before I felt like I got it at the level I get most books from a quick read.

I definitely suggest reading that one, but make sure it gets all your attention.

Personally I didn't enjoy the only Camus book I read at all, it was the Stranger though, rather than one of those two.  Could have been the translator but I didn't find his writing style engaging at all.
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