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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, 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, Alexandre Dumas, pere, François Rabelais, Frederick Rolfe, Marquis de Sade, Murasaki Shikibu, Fyodor Sologub, Olaf Stapledon, James Thomson (B.V.), Oscar Wilde, Cao Xueqin (Shared favorites)



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Real nameDavid Xavier Gentry

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Member sinceJul 28, 2007

Currently readingThe Lancashire Witches by William Harrison Ainsworth
Monkey King: Journey to the West (A Penguin Classics Hardcover) by Cheng'en Wu
War in Heaven, A Novel by Charles Williams
The Human Chord by Algernon Blackwood
The Tale of the Heike (Penguin Classics) by Royall Tyler

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