Pogromatic Stuff

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Re: Pogromatic Stuff

Post by Pappa » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:39 am

Svartalf wrote:@ OP : You know that Ivan Denissovitch is not fiction but a heavily edited autobiographical piece, right?
I knew it was based on personal experience, but other than that, no.

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Re: Pogromatic Stuff

Post by laklak » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:15 pm

Pappa wrote:
laklak wrote:You want bleak try Cancer Ward.

I tried "We", but it was too turgid and slow. Needed more tits.
I read the first few chapters of Cancer Ward a couple of years ago, but didn't finish it. Mobile phones have destroyed my attention span, but I should finish it. It seemed like an excellent novel.
It is, but the only thing I've ever read that was more depressing was "The Road".

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Re: Pogromatic Stuff

Post by Pappa » Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:33 pm

Anyone ever read The Bickford Fuse, by Andrei Kurkov? It's tough going at times, and weird, but good. I think.

My favourite Kurkov book is probably Death and The Penguin, or maybe The Case of the General's Thumb.

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