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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: 22 participating members (show all)

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1
16,915 members, 236 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)
3
3,838 members, 43 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
4
22,774 members, 354 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Artran

Score: 4

5
7,987 members, 92 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Cecrow, EnriqueFreeque, WSB7, roby72, thecoroner

Thumbs down: janerawoof

Score: 4

6
1,439 members, 20 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)
7
18,671 members, 271 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
8
2,661 members, 32 reviews
4.51 stars (4.51 stars)
9
998 members, 15 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Artran, roby72, thecoroner

Score: 3

10
782 members, 10 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: SilentInAWay, Artran, thecoroner

Score: 3

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

Lists: WSB7, EnriqueFreeque, thecoroner

Score: 3

12
557 members, 12 reviews
3.2 stars (3.2 stars)
13
8,926 members, 166 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: roby72, thecoroner

Score: 2

14
5,728 members, 90 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: WSB7, thecoroner

Score: 2

15
5,416 members, 73 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: Artran, thecoroner, WSB7, roby72

Thumbs down: janerawoof, Quixada

Score: 2

16
3,462 members, 49 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: WSB7, Artran

Score: 2

17
3,136 members, 68 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: WSB7, thecoroner

Score: 2

18
2,960 members, 50 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: roby72, thecoroner

Score: 2

20
2,150 members, 48 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: WSB7, thecoroner

Score: 2

21
2,109 members, 35 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

Lists: roby72, thecoroner

Score: 2

22
920 members, 16 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: EnriqueFreeque, thecoroner

Score: 2

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

Lists: EnriqueFreeque, thecoroner

Score: 2

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

Lists: Artran, thecoroner

Score: 2

25
249 members, 4 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: thecoroner, roby72

Score: 2

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

Lists: roby72, thecoroner

Score: 2

27
14,237 members, 243 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy, thecoroner, roby72

Thumbs down: Artran, janerawoof

Score: 1

28
13,626 members, 195 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: thecoroner, roby72

Thumbs down: janerawoof

Score: 1

29
12,635 members, 176 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: WSB7, thecoroner

Thumbs down: Artran

Score: 1

30
8,530 members, 87 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: WSB7, thecoroner

Thumbs down: Artran

Score: 1

31
7,423 members, 188 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

32
5,493 members, 70 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

33
4,418 members, 137 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

34
2,626 members, 48 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

35
2,535 members, 58 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

36
1,620 members, 37 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

37
971 members, 18 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: thecoroner, roby72

Thumbs down: Artran

Score: 1

38
815 members, 21 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

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

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

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

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

41
417 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
306 members, 1 review
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Score: 1

44
251 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
154 members, 2 reviews
3.18 stars (3.18 stars)

Lists: Artran

Score: 1

49
123 members, 2 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: Artran

Score: 1

50
60 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
16,021 members, 235 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Thumbs down: Artran

Score: 0

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15,670 members, 144 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
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15,129 members, 122 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

Thumbs down: Artran

Score: 0

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9,799 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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1,193 members, 32 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 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
820 members, 11 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Score: 0

59
580 members, 8 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: artturnerjr

Thumbs down: Artran

Score: 0

60
5,982 members, 64 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: EnriqueFreeque

Thumbs down: martensgirl, slickdpdx

Score: < 0

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4,829 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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