posted on Aug, 8 2010 @ 02:30 PM
Isabelle Allende, The House of the Spirits. A post colonial Latin American family saga with politics, magic and love thrown in for good measure.
Bram Stoker, Dracula. Mysterious places, Whitby, Yorkshire! A good read, much bastardized by the film industry. Coppola's offering most resembles the
Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure. Not if you're feeling depressed though; it is all too easy to identify with Jude! Hardy understood the nature of the
slave/trap system and poor Jude never quite transcends his life's constraints. But he does leave a small legacy.
Douglas Coupland, All Families are Psychotic. If you like your humour dark, give this one a whirl.