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Celsius 09/07/12(Sun)16:23 No. 3532 [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts] Stickied
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Post some goddamn books


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thos arent even books man just covers :/




🌿 🌿 16/07/21(Thu)13:55 No. 17592 [Reply]
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read my porn psychicslavething 16/05/17(Tue)23:18 No. 17578 [Reply]
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https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sigma-Eco-Passion-Fallen-Empire-ebook/dp/B015HUS0M2?ie=UTF8&*Version*=1&*entries*=0

Sigma Eco and the Passion of a Fallen Empire - available on kindle.


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Hipster Slut 16/07/05(Tue)04:08 No. 17590

Thank goodness for the "look inside" feature. I don't think it is very good. Stop using so many commas coz that's not how they are supposed to work.




Horror Hipster Slut 15/08/03(Mon)23:53 No. 17455 [Reply]
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Why are some people so infatuated with Lovecraft? He is probably the most overrated horror writer ever.

He is basically emulating Hindu mythology and name drops 40 000 different gods while building some pseudo-imaginative netherworld where everything boils down to madness and hurr nothing makes sense durr. Pretty much every neckbeards wet dream besides watching anime.


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Hipster Slut 16/06/01(Wed)19:21 No. 17587

>>17586

He is so overrated it isn't even funny. His autistic way of writing lacks depth and mainly appeals to the same kind of people that read Harry Potter fanfiction.


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Hipster Slut 16/06/03(Fri)16:57 No. 17588

>>17587

What kind of depth do you expect from a genre writer of pulp fiction? Lovecraft was never trying to write high literature, but he managed to write a series of stories that directly inspired a whole subgenre of horror, and indirectly inspired a shit ton of other authors.

He doesn't reveal any "universal truths" or other bullshit English Majors tell other people to justify spending money on their shitty degree.

But he's a fucking pulp author.

He doesn't have to.


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Hipster Slut 16/06/03(Fri)17:34 No. 17589

>>17588

Who said anything about universal truths? H.P Fedoracraft is a stale writer. The man constructs stories that only exerts shallow and meek environmental descriptions.

Autistic and hollow cascades of adjectives piled on top of each other.




Robert Anton Wilson Hipster Slut 14/05/12(Mon)00:15 No. 17165 [Reply]
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two points to this thread. the first is to collect books by this author. i've read several and have a few physical copies, but only this one digital book.

the second point is to ask if anyone has suggestions to authors akin to this. i truly love this style. the way he writes really enthralls me, he throws my head around and always drops it in confusion while i'm strung along behind an erratic story line. BUT, better than his more novellas are these on consciously implemented brain change. the cosmic trigger series, especially this first book, really made me slow down and think through the long ramifications of his words, and they'd appear in my life the next day (what the seeker seeks...). no book has ever quite held my attention, even while not reading it, as those of Wilson.

thoughts/contributions?


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Hipster Slut 14/05/24(Sat)18:01 No. 17186

>>17168
Do you have Cosmic Trigger III in electronic format?


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Hipster Slut 14/05/25(Sun)03:33 No. 17187

>>17180
i'm excited to read from a gnostic perspective. i've not had a lot of exposure to it. tho i do desperately love RAW's agnosticism in the face of each chapter he wrote. i love how it spills over in every sentence because, if he's not committed to any belief, every phrase holds doubt and he may be lying or truthing and never says which. it keeps me doubting and investigating and believing and then striking down that belief, my assumptions proving my foolishness
>>17182
thank you, the list is nice. joyce was an obvious one, RAW couldn't stop talking about ulysses (or something like that) so i've been looking for that book.
i've not found his super early stuff. the earliest i've read thus far is the cat trilogy. as for the pubes, i wouldn't have said obsession, tho i've not read enough to truly know. he does seem to focus on some obscure peripheries when his prose gets erotic. but i still like it. by highlighting what's normally glossed over, i stay more engaged with the narrative and envision his painting a lot better. for example, in Masks of the Illuminati, if he had just done the usual 'lola is hot and lithe, skin and breasts, etc' i would've just kinda had a 'yeah yeah yeah' in my head and, while i'd still have read the words, the paragraphs as a whole would have been empty.


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Hipster Slut 16/05/22(Sun)22:44 No. 17584

Christopher S. Hyatt.




Hipster Slut 16/05/17(Tue)22:29 No. 17576 [Reply]
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Anybody got a copy of "The Magic Fart" by Piers Anthony, acclaimed author of the xanth light novels? I just finished pornucopia and need more jousing cock demons on ice cream mountain. For those who have not read the series that was not a joke. There's on the 7ch server so I'm hoping somebody here has the sequel.

Pic somewhat related.




Hipster Slut 16/04/03(Sun)15:28 No. 17552 [Reply]
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Are any of you familiar with the Inheritance series of books?
I am thinking of a passage describing why there must be a balance between spellcasters and soldiers in an army.
I searched the books for keywords, but came up empty.


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Hipster Slut 16/04/04(Mon)06:15 No. 17553

>>17552
I can't remember the exact location, but I believe it is something like this: You need enough mages to protect the soldiers from other mages. You also need enough soldiers, or the enemy soldiers will just come kill your mages while they're locked in a wizards duel.


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Hipster Slut 16/04/04(Mon)07:15 No. 17554

>>17553
Found it!

“Abandoning the subject, Oromis asked, “How would you kill with magic?”
“I’ve done it many ways,” said Eragon. “I’ve hunted with a pebble—moving and aiming it with magic—as well as using the word jierda to break Urgals’ legs and necks. Once, with thrysta, I stopped a man’s heart.”
“There are more efficient methods,” revealed Oromis. “What does it take to kill a man, Eragon? A sword through the chest? A broken neck? The loss of blood? All it takes is for a single artery in the brain to be pinched off, or for certain nerves to be severed. With the right spell, you could obliterate an army.”
“I should have thought of that in Farthen Dûr,” said Eragon, disgusted with himself. Not just Farthen Dûr either, but also when the Kull chased us from the Hadarac Desert. “Again, why didn’t Brom teach me this?”
“Because he did not expect you to face an army for months or years to come; it is not a tool given to untested Riders.”
“If it’s so easy to kill people, though, what’s the point of us or Galbatorix raising an army?”
“To be succinct, tactics. Magicians are vulnerable to physical attack when they are embroiled in their mental struggles. Therefore, they need warriors to protect them. And the warriors must be shielded, at least in part, from magical attacks, else they would be slain within minutes. These limitations mean that when armies confront one another, their magicians are scattered throughout the bulk of their forces, close to the edge but not so close as to be in danger. The magicians on both sides open their minds and attempt to sense if anyone is using or is about to use magic. Since their enemies might be beyond their mental reach, magicians also erect wards around themselves and their warriors to stop or lessen long-range attacks, such as a pebble sent flying toward their head from a mile away.”
“Surely one man can’t defend an entire army,” said Eragon.
“Not alone, but with enough magicians, you can provide a reasonable amount of protection. The greatest danger in this sort of conflict is that a clever magician may think of a unique attack that can bypass your wards without tripping them. That itself could be enough to decide a battle.
“Also,” said Oromis, “you must keep in mind that the ability to use magic is exceedingly rare among the races. We elves are no exception, although we have a greater allotment of spellweavers than most, as a result of oaths we bound ourselves with centuries ago. The majority of those blessed with magic have little or no appreciable talent; they struggle to heal even so much as a bruise.”


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Hipster Slut 16/05/17(Tue)00:34 No. 17574

why would you care about anything in those trashpiles?




@nâr©hI$✝s co0k🅱🅾🆗.epub Hipster Slut 16/05/12(Thu)10:59 No. 17570 [Reply]
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Where can I find this anarchists cookbook in an epub format? Reply with a link plz. Thanks anons!


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Hipster Slut 16/05/16(Mon)05:45 No. 17572

Download a PDF of it and convert it into an epub.




Criticism OP needs critz 16/02/06(Sat)17:55 No. 17528 [Reply]
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I posted this on 4chan earlier and didn't really receive much constructive criticism. I'm looking to improve vastly on my essay writing. This is not meant to be original. It was made specifically for criticism. (just starting and blowing it out my ass for now)
Thoughts?
>tldr: unoriginal opinion, the pic. Fuck me hard edition.

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Hipster Slut 16/02/24(Wed)01:27 No. 17540

>>17528
Sorry, but what did you just state? What was the point you were trying t make?


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Hipster Slut 16/05/10(Tue)08:18 No. 17567

The most obvious criticism is the colloquial language:

>contractions
>shove their own personal view
>stupid
>bickering snob

Obviously, if that is intentional then you can ignore that comment, but if this is meant for any sort of academic purpose, it will be instantly written off for this reason.




Krystallnacht Hipster Slut 15/02/06(Fri)11:06 No. 17401 [Reply]
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Krystallnacht Hidden Library
Krystallnacht Library
It looks like krystallnacht Library is down.

It was a site filled with rare digital books. Does anyone here have it all or a siterip they can upload on Mega???

http://krystallnacht.com/


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Hipster Slut 15/10/01(Thu)01:15 No. 17485

>>17484

butthurt


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Hipster Slut 16/04/14(Thu)20:05 No. 17557

>>17484
Probably because anyone who delves deep into survivalist lit suffers from some kind of paranoia, and people who are paranoid are paranoid about many things.


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Hipster Slut 16/05/06(Fri)13:43 No. 17565

Can someone point me the rare books? Most of them seem very common to me.




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