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Bookmark This: Stock Your Library With These Short Novels

Everyone is always pressed for time. If reading that epic 700-page tome is bringing you down, Electric Literature has the perfect list of 17 short novels you can read in a day. From Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Chronicle of A Death Foretold to Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping, there is a short literary gem waiting to be picked up by you.
“One of the greatest novels of the 20th century, this underrated book is a wild roller coaster of dark comedy, surreal images, and just plain brilliant writing.” – Lincoln Michel on The Third Policeman by Flann O’Brien

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