Angst and Cynicism

A Listmania! list by Crime and Punishment "Punishment" (Manitoba, Canada)
The list author says: "Some great novels from cynical voices."
The Catcher in the Rye
1.  The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
The list author says:
  "The definitive whiny teenager novel. Funny and classic."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,044 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

A Complicated Kindness: A Novel
2.  A Complicated Kindness: A Novel by Miriam Toews
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  "Holden Caufield as a rebel Mennonite in a small prairie town."
$14.36   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Inches from America
3.  Inches from America by Andrew Unger
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  "A cynical college student dissects 9/11."
$17.58   Used & New from: $13.58
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Bell Jar
4.  The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
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  "Depressing yet moving."
$10.16   Used & New from: $5.29
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (189 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Modern Classics Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics)
5.  Modern Classics Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics) by Albert Camus
The list author says:
  "Existential angst in novel form."
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The Dwarf
6.  The Dwarf by Pär Lagerkvist
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  "Who would have thought medieval court jesters were so jaded and caustic?"
$14.25   Used & New from: $0.14
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

Naked Lunch, 50th Anniversary Edition
7.  Naked Lunch, 50th Anniversary Edition by William Burroughs
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  "For those with a strong stomach."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (275 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Rabbit, Run
8.  Rabbit, Run by John Updike
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  "A mid-life crisis early in life."
$13.11   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (338 customer reviews)

The Tin Drum
9.  The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass
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  "Epic tale of an outsider."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews)

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On the Road (Penguin Classics)
10.  On the Road (Penguin Classics) by Scott Donaldson
The list author says:
  "Youthful rebellion in the 1950s."
$11.63   Used & New from: $0.27
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,203 customer reviews)

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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Catcher in the Rye should be banned... 90 Oct 14, 2014
bell jar availability on Kindle 3 Aug 25, 2014
why are these novels banned? 11 Jun 26, 2014
this book sucks 52 Mar 29, 2014
Will this Book Ever Be on Kindle? 9 Apr 16, 2013
Something very similar to Catcher 4 Mar 16, 2012
Whats new in the hardcover edition? 0 Oct 15, 2011
The Bell Jar and The Sunset Strip Diaries 0 Mar 30, 2011
BANNED IN THE USA - Who owns Holden Caulfield? 1 Jan 9, 2011
Welcome to the The Bell Jar forum 1 Nov 19, 2010
I didn't understand ...(spoilers) 0 Mar 13, 2009
Restored text? 1 Feb 26, 2009
 
   

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Last updated: 9/27/10
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