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About my libraryFools have a habit of believing that everything written by a famous author is admirable. For my part I read only to please myself and like only what suits my taste.

― Voltaire, Candide

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Favorite authorsLeonid Andreyev, Apuleius, Honoré de Balzac, Charles Baudelaire, William Beckford, Alfred Bester, Ambrose Bierce, Valery Bryusov, François-René de Chateaubriand, Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Ernest Dowson, Alexandre Dumas, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Daniel F. Galouye, Théophile Gautier, Jean Genet, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Julien Gracq, H. Rider Haggard, Ṣādiq Hidāyat, Zinaida Nikolayevna Gippius, William Hope Hodgson, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Joris-Karl Huysmans, M. R. James, Alfred Kubin, Le Comte de Lautreamont (Isidore Ducasse), Doris Lessing, Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Jean Lorrain, Lucian, Arthur Machen, Charles Robert Maturin, Michael McDowell, Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky, Gustav Meyrink, Yukio Mishima, Gérard de Nerval, Walter Pater, Leo Perutz, Petronius, Edgar Allan Poe, Jan Potocki, François Rabelais, Frederick Rolfe, Marquis de Sade, Fyodor Sologub, Olaf Stapledon, James Thomson (B.V.), Oscar Wilde (Shared favorites)



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Real nameDavid Xavier Gentry

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Currently readingThe Conference of Birds (Penguin Classics) by Farid al-Din Attar
The City of Dreadful Night and Other Poems by James Thomson
Obermann (Noumena Classics) by Etienne Pivert de Senancour
The Story of the Stone: The Golden Days (Volume I): The Golden Days, Chapters 1-26 by Xueqin Cao

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