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10 of Literature's Most Notoriously Incomprehensible Classics

10 of Literature's Most Notoriously Incomprehensible Classics

7 Book Recs, Courtesy Of L.A.'s Best Authors #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/best-books#slide1 The Author: Mona Simpson Her Recommendation: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante "I've just read Elena Ferrante's novel My Brilliant Friend, which is about two girls in an impoverished neighborhood of Naples, trying to climb out of the cycles of brutality (all their fathers beat and bruise their mothers) by becoming great students. There's a fairy-tale quality to the premise itself: ...

7 Book Recs, Courtesy Of L.A.'s Best Authors #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/best-books#slide1 The Author: Mona Simpson Her Recommendation: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante "I've just read Elena Ferrante's novel My Brilliant Friend, which is about two girls in an impoverished neighborhood of Naples, trying to climb out of the cycles of brutality (all their fathers beat and bruise their mothers) by becoming great students. There's a fairy-tale quality to the premise itself: ...

Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey | 19 Truly Brilliant Young Adult Books You Can Enjoy At Any Age

Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey | 19 Truly Brilliant Young Adult Books You Can Enjoy At Any Age

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath | 34 Classic Books That Won't Bore You Shitless

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath | 34 Classic Books That Won't Bore You Shitless

Lolita is included on Time's List of the 100 Best Novels in English-language from 1923 to 2005.The novel is notable for its controversial subject: the protagonist & unreliable narrator, a 37–38-year-old literature professor, Humbert Humbert, is obsessed with the 12-year-old Dolores Haze, with whom he becomes sexually involved after he becomes her stepfather

Lolita is included on Time's List of the 100 Best Novels in English-language from 1923 to 2005.The novel is notable for its controversial subject: the protagonist & unreliable narrator, a 37–38-year-old literature professor, Humbert Humbert, is obsessed with the 12-year-old Dolores Haze, with whom he becomes sexually involved after he becomes her stepfather