Special Topics in Calamity Physics

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Penguin, 2006 - Всего страниц: 514
'Special Topics in Calamity Physics' is a darkly hilarious coming-of-age novel and a richly plotted suspense tale told through the distinctive voice of its heroine, Blue van Meer. After a childhood moving from one academic outpost to another with her fath
 

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I thought it was great, but I would say it's not for everyone. As an English major and student of the liberal arts, I enjoyed most of her allusions, though they did get annoying. Overall the book ... Читать весь отзыв

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Gave this a 4/5 on first read. Now re-reading and seeing some strong echoes of The Secret History, although I still find Blue's voice compelling. Читать весь отзыв

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CORE CURRICULUM REQUIRED READING
3
INTRODUCTION
5
PART
13
OTHELLO William Shakespeare Chapter 2 A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN James Joyce
22
WUTHERING HEIGHTS Emily Brontë Chapter 4 THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES Nathaniel Hawthorne
45
THE WOMAN IN WHITE Wilkie Collins Chapter 6 BRAVE NEW WORLD Aldous Huxley Chapter 7 LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Pierre Cho...
73
MADAME BOVARY Gustave Flaubert Chapter 9 PYGMALION George Bernard Shaw Chapter 10 THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES Agat...
131
PART 2
147
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY AND OTHER FAIRY TALES Sir Arthur QuillerCouch
254
A ROOM WITH A VIEW E M Forster
262
PART 3
277
HOWL AND OTHER POEMS Allen Ginsberg
279
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW William Shakespeare Chapter 21 DELIVERANCE James Dickey
311
HEART OF DARKNESS Joseph Conrad
328
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS NEST Ken Kesey
337
ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE Gabriel García Márquez
346

MOBYDICK Herman Melville
149
À MOVEABLE FEAST Ernest Hemingway
171
WOMEN IN LOVE D H Lawrence
193
THE HOUSEBREAKER OF SHADY HILL John Cheever
211
SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH Tennessee Williams
230
LAUGHTER IN THE DARK Vladimir Nabokov
242
BLEAK HOUSE Charles Dickens
361
THE BIG SLEEP Raymond Chandler
375
JUSTINE Marquis de Sade
385
QUER PASTICCIACCIO BRUTTO DE VIA MERULANA Carlo Emilio Gadda
403
THINGS FALL APART Chinua Achebe
413
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