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23306130 No.23306130 [Reply] [Original]

Explain it to me anon

>> No.23306136

book

>> No.23306137

>>23306130
Only retards and americans think it is the greatest and you do not want to look too closely at this Venn diagram if you need to pretend that it has more than one set.

>> No.23306139

>>23306130
baby's first novel

>> No.23306343

It's second only to Infinite Jest

>> No.23306360

>>23306343
If I met someone whose two favorite books were Infinite Jest and Moby Dick I’d probably shoot myself on the spot just to avoid talking to them

>> No.23306383

>>23306130
Imagine getting filtered by cetology. Getting filtered by whales themselves is understandable since that's how they eat but basic zoology is a different story.

>> No.23306385

>>23306360
>filtered

>> No.23306390

>>23306130
No namby pamby metaphors or symbolism. It’s a straightforward story of a man with a grudge on an animal. People like that.

>> No.23306392

>>23306137
It’s the greatest English novel

>> No.23307681

>>23306130
I will not cast pearls before swine.

>> No.23307689
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23307689

It deals directly with Platonic metaphysics, the greatest thing to ever come out of philosophy, so of course it's based.