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Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut [Book Thoughts]

-> Listen: Breakfast of Champions is a harsh tour of mankind. Powerful and depressing and so on. For Vonnegut’s admirers: bitter food for thought, for others: poison to be avoided.
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The Real Life of Sebastian Knight by Vladimir Nabokov [Book Thoughts]

The Real of Sebastian Knight is an intricate little puzzle box of its own, but it has been outclassed by Vlad’s later, more powerful, works.
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Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov [Book Thoughts]

Pale Fire might just be a perfect novel, although bizarrely it isn’t one – indeed it has surpassed the novel in form. Along with Lolita, it is the peak of Nabokov’s writing prowess.
-Imran

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