11 Crazy-Complicated Classic Works of Fiction

11 Crazy-Complicated Classic Works of Fiction

  While we wait for the robots to take over most cumbersome tasks, a brave few still take it upon themselves to tackle books that defy easy absorption or explanation. These classic works of literature are no walk-in-the-park. You may even find your self questioning your sanity. But if you stick it out, you may just end up with a truly transformative experience. Might be best to put a ‘no entry’ side on the door, ’cause you’re gonna be out of commission for the next few days/weeks/months…    ‘Finnegan’s Wake’ by James Joyce   Image courtesy of Birth.Movies.Death.   Joyce’s …

12 Of the Most Expensive Books Sold In the World

12 Of the Most Expensive Books Sold In the World

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How much are you willing to spend on the first edition of a book? Most would never go through the trouble to obtain original copies, especially when reprinted versions contain the same information. Amongst this list of expensive books, most are ancient texts that bear significant historical value and some are literature works by hugely celebrated authors.   12. The Tales of Beedle the Bard – $3.98 million A collection of children’s stories by British author J.K. Rowling, The Tales of Beedle the Bard also appears in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows as a farewell gift from Dumbledore to Hermione  Having grown …