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Can you anons recommend short stories, novellas or novels about the burden of freedom and how one can find himself in a meaningless world?

>> No.13122875

Revolt Against the Modern World by Julian Ebola.

>> No.13122881

The Iliad

>> No.13122966

Saint Manuel Bueno Martir by Miguel de Unamuno.
A bit religious, but may like you. Is very short (no more than 150 pages) and the main characters are the narrator (a girl) her brother (who is a communist that have travelled to USA) and the priest of the town (Manuel Bueno, who is claimed to be a saint by the people in his town). In their conversations they explore the meaning of human life and the existance of god itself.

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>> No.13123747

The Fall

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You should read Stefan Zweig lmao

>> No.13124379

Read The Grand Inquistor chapter from The Brothers Karamazov.

Read the 2 preceding chapters as a primer. I don't think you'd need context and it doesn't spoil the story.

>> No.13125492

Anything by Camus pretty much

>> No.13125717

Nice Pepe, fren

>> No.13126007

What about the book I wrote? THE BEGINNING OF THE END by Ian Parkinson. A couple of dollars on Kindle. Am I allowed to say this? Or is it a cunt's thing to do?

>> No.13126018

yes, read Albert Camus's THE STRANGER. It's awesome and about a man who doesn't believe in anything.

>> No.13126025

The Holy Bible

>> No.13126053

Notes from the underground.
If you want to read the grand inquisitor just read the whole book please.

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