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George Orwell

Specifically his magnum opus,1984.Possibly history's greatest novel and so relevant to our terrible times.

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I have many favorites

here are two:

Loren Eiseley: "The Night Country", "The Invisible Pyramid", "The Immense Journey" and "The Firmament of Time"

Robert Heinlein; so many books and short stories, these stand-out: "The Moon is a Harsh Mistress" and "Stranger in a Strange Land"










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of course I also like Noam Chomsky, often we have the same notion, though I think I am deeper, a tad more sophisticated and usually faster.

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Mario Vargas Llosa and Edgar Allan Poe
Gloria Maria A.

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Cervantes.....Don Quixote...

And, of course, Graham Greene (The Power and the Glory and the classic film 'The Third man) ) who, I read somewhere, was deprived of the Nobel Prize by a Catholic committee member who didn't care for Greene's questioning of said church. Greene was also Catholic...

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