Some thoughts on Nobel prize (literature of couse) winners.
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My Lover, my friend, just read me the first 3 chapters of Dorid Lessing 's "on cats"
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I was enchanted, enraptured and many other "en" words as well.
This made me think, always a dangerous thing.
I also love Rudyard Kippling ( sorry, I just can't find his books to put up onto LT, they must be somewhere?)
Well, are there any Nobel Prize winners you can/would recommend? And why. And how about the almost made it. Of course I always see Summerset Maughn.
In fact, I suppose I am asking for, a TBR list of Nobel Prize Winners.
Your... Hmm, Guido.
I only recognized about 10 or so names immediately. This shall be my definitive list from now on.
But, I suppose, what I really wanted was a Personal recommendation of an Author. Thus I am now totally in love with Doris Lessing. Neruda I discovered thru LT, Kipling I have always loved, even though I HAVE NOT read his Jungle Tales.
Camus and Satre, I anguished over like any other young man in the '60's.
Steinbeck is still an Author I read for enjoyment.
But not "the grapes of wraith"
It is also strange that I recognize a chunk of 3 Authors in a row, then blank for 20 or so years.
Yours, with so much reading ahead of me, Guido.
There are notable exceptions, and Toni Morrison, I think, is one. Of the novels of hers that I have read, I found Beloved the most richly compelling.