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As I Lay Dying – William Faulkner

Faulkner's As I Lay Dying proves the claim that the stream-of-consciousness style of prose can be a genuinely beautiful artform. In a sublime mixture of inventive verbage and character transformations amid a sorrowful tale of a...

A Mind at Peace (Huzur) – Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar

A Mind at Peace (Huzur) – Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar – 1948 Posted by Steven on 5/8/2012, 23:35:28 Just finished it. What an amazing book! At times I wasn’t sold on it, but eventually I couldn’t put it down, a...


Against the Grain / À Rebours – Joris-Karl Huysmans

An invaluable discovery. It is a wonderful book about French decadentisme, but more than that, an incredible fantasy about alternatives to the vacuity of life, an Existentialist precursor, an exercise in eccentricity, a catalog...

A Heart So White – Javier Marías

A Heart So White – Javier Marías – 1992 Posted by guillermo maynez User on 24/4/2013, 16:03:47 Has any of you read something by Spanish novelist Javier Marias? I’d had him for very long on my reading list, and...