Existentialist stories, books, poems, and more

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A man goes to the edge of the world and witnesses something no one should ever see Read More

Reads: 129

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A darkly humorous short story (1000 words) about life and the possibility of a happy ending. Read More

Reads: 175

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short story about a pessimistic young man burdened with a tedious and depressing life who ends up struggling to survive a hostage situation with an insane psychopath who "just wants to talk". Read More

Reads: 171

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Jacob and Mel are not sure why they are together, but cannot leave one another. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 03, 2012

Reads: 94

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A melancholic poem about escapism and existentialism. Read More

Reads: 97

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The thoughts of a restless and melancholic young man Read More
At turns heartbreaking and diabolically funny, Journey to Virginland is an avant-garde tour de force, delivered by a master storyteller. The protagonist, a loutish and uber-cerebral antihero known simply as Dog, takes on the challenge to navigate the perilous paradigm shifts of our age, determined to find his proper place… Read More
Existentialist piece about a brief brush with death... Read More

Reads: 171

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

He bows to no god. He is his own man. There are no false facades or predestined plans. (Based off of The Stranger by Albert Camus) Read More
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