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What is a good "attention grabbing" book for a person who hasn't read literature since high school? Tried reading Game of Thrones, but found it to be incredibly boring and gave up about a quarter way through. Person in pic was my favorite author in high school.
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>>7575384
Finnegans Wake.
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>>7575387
In the English language preferably
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catch 22 didn't bore me once. very easy read too
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>>7575384
cat's cradle
now gtfo
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>>7575552
This
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Thrones might not be great literature, but it's pretty damn fast paced and engaging. I don't know how you found it boring. also Lolita grabbed me and dragged me along pretty well.
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>>7575384
>Tried reading Game of Thrones, but found it to be incredibly boring

good

now start with the greeks
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try some pulpy stuff like miami blues or the long goodbye
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>>7575384
You can't go wrong with Stephen King for some quality genre fiction. The Dead Zone is my favorite of his. A lot of his short stories are good too.
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Sure is Reddit in here.

/lit/ doesn't read for entertainment
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The Road is great, if you haven't read that. Not genre fiction or bullshit like Game of Thrones. The same level of difficulty as Orwell.
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>>7575758
I'd recommend his short story (and the album named after it) Everythings Eventual.
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