Thursday, July 7, 2011

life can be so bleak.....

When I can't find a book through The Book Depository, then I usually try through Abe books, so now I'm on their mailing list for suggestions and etc. I usually don't pay attentions but I received this one today and got a laugh out of it. (so I'm weird, so what?)

More Bleak Books

Bizarrely, one of our most popular features of recent times was the top 10 most depressing reads. But you said those books were not depressing enough and we were bombarded with recommendations for truly bleak literature.

This list of your suggestions offers no hope - just pain, suffering, misery and carnage. Enjoy.

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and they included a few pictures and titles (the pics didn't come through), but get a load of those titles! and click on the link above for more bleak enjoyment

by Jean-Paul Sartre

Johnny Got His Gun
by Dalton Trumbo

by John Hersey

The Sound of One Hand Clapping
by Richard Flanagan

1 comment:

  1. Just from the titles they sound depressing. :P

    Thanks for the link!