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9 Excellent Books You Can Read in an Afternoon

原文:9 Excellent Books You Can Read in an Afternoon

Size doesn't matter!

Sometimes you don’t want to dive into the worlds of expansive novels but would rather start and finish a book in the same day.
Sometimes you simply don't have enough time to devote to The Infinite Jest *or Anna Karenina.
Short novels and novellas can be read in an afternoon and be just as effective as a 1000-page novel or lengthy series.
These nine stories are a master class in pithy style.       (*關於The Infinite Jest的小趣聞)




介紹圖書:  *皆指英文書頁數
1.Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes   *216頁
中文譯名:獻給阿爾吉儂的花束

2.The Giver by Lois Lowry    -->這是套書中的第1本  *225頁
中文譯名:記憶傳承人

3.Annihilation by Jeff VanDermeer  *208頁
中文譯名:遺落南境. I, 滅絕

4.The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka   *英文版本206頁
中文譯名:變形記蛻變

5.Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky  *239頁
中文譯名:地下室手記

6.A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf  *114頁
中文譯名:自己的房間自己的屋子

7.Jesus'Son by Denis Johnson     *133頁

8.The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon *平裝書152頁
中文譯名:第四十九號拍賣物

9.The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway  *127頁
中文譯名:老人與海