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5 BOOKS THAT ARE SURREAL/WEIRD, BUT YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY READ

As a literature student and a total book worm, I have come across many books that I adore, and some of them have extremely unusual story lines. 899 more words

Entertainment

“And stil I aint said all there is to say about that littl old hook nose man. That day when I seen him it were like a dream I cudnt wake up out of.

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Fiction

Riddley Walker and the Persistence of the Presence of God

During the Christmas period, I finally finished the novel Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban. A multi-layered text which deliberately overturns customary ways of using language, it is a hard book to describe and I could not possibly do justice to its content here; in summary though, it describes a time far off into the future in which the world is still recovering from the devastating consequences of nuclear fallout. 1,979 more words

Literature