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Most difficult novels

Description: The most difficult, hard to read novels with high demands on reader. It shouldn't be because of their length or origin in a different age or culture but rather due to their complicated syntactic and semantic style. This list should be edited by readers who are used to read this kind of literature.

Members: 20 participating members (show all)

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1
16,990 members, 236 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)
3
3,849 members, 43 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
4
22,928 members, 358 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: artturnerjr, kara.shamy, thecoroner, WSB7, roby72

Thumbs down: Artran

Score: 4

5
8,013 members, 93 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Cecrow, EnriqueFreeque, WSB7, roby72, thecoroner

Thumbs down: janerawoof

Score: 4

6
1,447 members, 20 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)
7
18,748 members, 273 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
8
2,674 members, 32 reviews
4.51 stars (4.51 stars)
9
1,008 members, 15 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: Artran, roby72, thecoroner

Score: 3

10
782 members, 10 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: SilentInAWay, Artran, thecoroner

Score: 3

11
562 members, 6 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: WSB7, EnriqueFreeque, thecoroner

Score: 3

12
560 members, 12 reviews
3.2 stars (3.2 stars)
13
8,968 members, 166 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: roby72, thecoroner

Score: 2

14
5,756 members, 90 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: WSB7, thecoroner

Score: 2

15
5,450 members, 73 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: Artran, thecoroner, WSB7, roby72

Thumbs down: janerawoof, Quixada

Score: 2

16
3,490 members, 49 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: WSB7, Artran

Score: 2

17
3,153 members, 68 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: WSB7, thecoroner

Score: 2

18
2,974 members, 50 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: roby72, thecoroner

Score: 2

20
2,155 members, 48 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: WSB7, thecoroner

Score: 2

21
2,114 members, 35 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: roby72, thecoroner

Score: 2

22
926 members, 16 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: EnriqueFreeque, thecoroner

Score: 2

23
865 members, 11 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: EnriqueFreeque, thecoroner

Score: 2

24
384 members, 6 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: Artran, thecoroner

Score: 2

25
251 members, 4 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: thecoroner, roby72

Score: 2

26
47 members, 2 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: roby72, thecoroner

Score: 2

27
14,290 members, 245 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy, thecoroner, roby72

Thumbs down: Artran, janerawoof

Score: 1

28
13,674 members, 195 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: thecoroner, roby72

Thumbs down: janerawoof

Score: 1

29
12,688 members, 177 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: WSB7, thecoroner

Thumbs down: Artran

Score: 1

30
8,575 members, 88 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: WSB7, thecoroner

Thumbs down: Artran

Score: 1

31
7,467 members, 188 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

32
5,524 members, 70 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

33
4,437 members, 137 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

34
2,644 members, 48 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

35
2,551 members, 57 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

36
1,627 members, 36 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

37
975 members, 19 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: thecoroner, roby72

Thumbs down: Artran

Score: 1

38
816 members, 21 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

39
675 members, 17 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

40
625 members, 8 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

41
418 members, 8 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: Artran

Score: 1

42
375 members, 9 reviews
3.13 stars (3.13 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

43
307 members, 1 review
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

44
250 members, 6 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

45
223 members, 1 review
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)

Lists: EnriqueFreeque

Score: 1

46
168 members, 5 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

47
165 members, 5 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: EnriqueFreeque

Score: 1

48
156 members, 2 reviews
3.18 stars (3.18 stars)

Lists: Artran

Score: 1

49
124 members, 2 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: Artran

Score: 1

50
61 members, 0 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: Artran

Score: 1

51
1 member, 0 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

Lists: Artran

Score: 1

52
16,096 members, 236 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Thumbs down: Artran

Score: 0

53
15,732 members, 145 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
54
15,200 members, 123 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Thumbs down: Artran

Score: 0

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9,853 members, 253 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Thumbs down: Cecrow

Score: 0

Explanations:

Cecrow (0): It's an easy read, unless you count having to refer to footnotes, turn it upside down or hold it up to a mirror as difficult.

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1,198 members, 32 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Thumbs down: Cecrow

Score: 0

Explanations:

Cecrow (0): List descriptor says should not be listed due to length; I think that's the only thing difficult about it.

58
826 members, 11 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Score: 0

59
583 members, 10 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: artturnerjr

Thumbs down: Artran

Score: 0

60
5,999 members, 64 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: EnriqueFreeque

Thumbs down: martensgirl, slickdpdx

Score: < 0

61
4,851 members, 74 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Thumbs down: Cecrow

Score: < 0

Explanations:

Cecrow (0): Some complex imaginative ideas being explored, but not particularly difficult to read.

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About this list

Started by: Artran (March 2012)

Type: Unnumbered

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