majomull wrote:While recently reorganizing my bookshelves I came across some favorite novels that people may never have heard of. Do you have a book or series that you seem to have been the only to buy ? If so what might it be?
For starters: Barry Hughart's three novels featuring Master Li, and Number Ten Ox. Best described as "Stories of an ancient China that never was".
Michael Fenberg, editor of a small, eclectic newspaper in a rugged community in the Sierra Nevadas, is out to solve a series of grisly killings. He knows that a monster is committing the murders. What he doesn't know is which monster. And whichever one it is, why is the monster so interested in murdering the woman with whom he finds himself helplessly falling in love? John Boston's first novel is as hilarious as it is scarifying, a highly original whodunnit that turns into a whatdunnit and finally evolves into a which-what-dunnit.
Dotsie wrote:I trust your taste in books, so if I ever see that one I'll get it There's one on Amazon marketplace, but it says it's 33 pages long
The Gone-Away World by Nick Harkaway (imagine a world where fallout from an experimental weapon can cause anything imagined to happen. Think about it very carefully. You may now panic)
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