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22/50, I should read more XX century writers :(
43 out of 50….
46 out of 50. i am happy with that. thought naked lunch by norman mailer who was not not an option…must check
Only for 25 or if 50 right.
35/50 I don’t know why I missed Gogol… should have caught that one.
48 — missed some less well known ones such as poisonwood.
38 out of 50. I missed a few I should have had, but I’ll take it. Now, off to the library.
Sartre didn’t write “Being and Nothingness” ?
Erp. Then who did ?
50/50! I was a bit surprised because I did guess on a couple of the modern ones.
49/50. Wings of a goddam Dove screwed me big time. And yes, Sartre DID write Being and Nothingness, so I don’t know what the previous commenter was on about.
24- stopped reading fiction in 1975