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Andrew Handley , Updated September 20, From unsolvable codes to 13th-century penis doodles in the margins of bibles, history is like an all-encompassing high school cliche that never comes to an end. Written in a language that no one understands and filled with illustrations of surreal, impossible things, Codex Seraphinianus is possibly the strangest encyclopedia in the world. When Italian architect Luigi Serafini published the book in , he presented it as a factual, scientific work. One look at the outlandish potpourri of images , however, reveals that Codex Seraphinianus is anything but scientific. The entire book is handwritten, and the illustrations are all hand drawn and colored by Serafini himself, a task that he labored over for two years. On March 10, , mathematician John Dee had a conversation with an angel.
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While the following ten novels are some of the most unusual ever written, it would be foolish for many reasons to claim they are the weirdest. Not even taking into consideration the subjectivity inherent in any judgment of a novel's relative weirdness, there is the sheer multitude of novels that are forgotten in the realms of Out-of-Print, or are handbound and underground, or are simply not worth reading. To this end, I have limited myself to novels that are in print, available in English and are critically esteemed for their literary merit--indeed, some on this list are genuine classics. Further, by limiting myself to ten novels, I naturally must leave out some works that are equally worthy of appearing on this list. As for why, say, Huysmans and not Kafka makes the list, I have only my taste and intuition for justification.
Posted by Why Read Feb 13, Uncategorized. These are the books that are strange, peculiar, and extra ordinary. They break the mold of the typical book by bringing something new to the medium. These are the most peculiar and strange must read books ever written. This book is truly a trip to the dark side. Dream, hallucination, reality and drug visions blend and merge and disperse. Naked Lunch allows you to put yourself inside the tormented and confused mind of a drug addict as he loses lucidity and visits demons.