Thoreau, Henry David. Walden or, Life in the Woods. New York: Signet Classic, 1980.
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Joyce, James. Finnegans Wake. New York: Viking, 1939.
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Dalrymple, William. In Xanadu: a Quest.Melbourne: Lonely Planet Publications, 2000.
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Finkelstein, Dave and Jack London. Greater Nowheres: a Journey Through the Australian Bush.New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1988.
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