Top 10 Must Read Absurdist Fiction Best Selling Novels

 

10 Best Sellers in  Absurdist Fiction  Books You Must Read

Here you will find ten of the best  Absurdist Fiction  Novels in the world, based on experience, user review and volume of sales. Having explored, read or at the very least skimmed the books I bring you the best 10  Absurdist Fiction  that are worth your time and energy to read.

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A Confederacy of Dunces

Author: John Kennedy Toole

A Confederacy of Dunces

Headline: Meet Ignatius J. Reilly, the hero of John Kennedy Toole’s tragicomic tale, A Confederacy of Dunces. This 30-year-old medievalist lives at home with his mother in New Orleans, pens his magnum opus on Big Chief writing pads he keeps hidden under his bed, and relays to anyone who will listen the traumatic experience he once had on a Greyhound Scenicruiser bound for Baton Rouge.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B08YRMCCNX

Publisher ‏ : ‎ March 11, 2021

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 313 pages

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The Lion’s Den

Author: Anthony Marra

The Lion’s Den

Headline: He was a notorious government whistle-blower. Depending on whom you ask, he’s a treasonous felon, a folk hero, a validated patriot, or a national disgrace. To his son, Michael, he’s the father who threw his family into upheaval. Now, having moved back home at the age of thirty-four, Michael is getting to know him as a man. And getting nearer to understanding his motivations that have remained a mystery in this darkly humorous short story of sacrifice and betrayal by New York Times bestselling author Anthony Marra.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07ZP15Y7F

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Amazon Original Stories (December 19, 2019)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 23 pages

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Lamb

Author: Christopher Moore

Lamb

Headline: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal

ASIN ‏ : ‎ 0380813815

Publisher ‏ : ‎ William Morrow Paperbacks; Reprint edition (May 25, 2004)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 444 pages

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The Liar’s Dictionary

Author: Eley Williams

The Liar’s Dictionary

Headline: An exhilarating and laugh-out-loud debut novel from a prize-winning new talent that chronicles the misadventures of a lovelorn Victorian lexicographer and the young woman put on his trail a century later to root out his misdeeds while confronting questions of her own sexuality and place in the world.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B089KS6N2N

Publisher ‏ : ‎  Anchor (November 9, 2021)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 288 pages

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Waiting for Godot

Author: Samuel Beckett

Waiting for Godot

Headline: A Tragicomedy in Two Acts

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ ‎ Grove Press; 1st edition (May 1, 2011)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 128 pages

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Pale Fire

Author: Vladimir Nabokov

Pale Fire

Headline: In Pale Fire Nabokov offers a cornucopia of deceptive pleasures: a 999-line poem by the reclusive genius John Shade; an adoring foreword and commentary by Shade’s self-styled Boswell, Dr. Charles Kinbote; a darkly comic novel of suspense, literary idolatry and one-upmanship, and political intrigue.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B004H4GQ08

Publisher ‏ : ‎  ‎ Vintage; Reissue edition (April 23, 1989)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 224 pages

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Don Quijote de la Mancha

Author: Miguel de Cervantes

Don Quijote de la Mancha

Headline: Ariel Juvenil recoge las obras más importantes e influyentes de la literatura universal en una versión adaptada con ilustraciones tipo cómic. Don Quijote de la Mancha es parte de esta gran colección.
El personaje de esta obra es maravilloso: loco, idealista y valiente. Don Quijote, fuera de tiempo, trata de revivir en su persona los ideales caballerescos de épocas antiguas, pasando mil y un sinsabores junto a su escudero, Sancho Panza, y su caballo Rocinante.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B078KX14XH

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Publicaciones Ariel; 3rd edition (December 21, 2017)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 99 pages

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The Castle

Author: Franz Kafka

The Castle

Headline: The Castle (German: Das Schloss German pronun­cia­tion: Das Schloß is a 1926 novel by Franz Kafka. In it a protagonist known only as K. arrives in a village and struggles to gain access to the mysterious authorities who govern it from a castle. Kafka died before finishing the work, but suggested it would end with K. dying in the village, the castle notifying him on his death bed that his “legal claim to live in the village was not valid, yet, taking certain auxiliary circumstances into account, he was permitted to live and work there”. Dark and at times surreal, The Castle is often understood to be about alienation, unresponsive bureaucracy, the frustration of trying to conduct business with non-transparent, seemingly arbitrary controlling systems, and the futile pursuit of an unobtainable goal.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B06ZZXXTWV

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Re-Image Publishing (May 5, 2017)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 281 pages

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Trout Fishing in America

Author: Richard Brautigan

Trout Fishing in America

Headline: This new edition includes an introduction by the poet Billy Collins, who first encountered Brautigan’s work as a student in California.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B01KTWDVHM

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Mariner Books; 1st edition (January 19, 2010)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 144 pages

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Life: A User’s Manual

Author: Georges Perec

Life: A User’s Manual

Headline: This marvellous book is one of the most ingenious works of modern fiction, an entire microcosm brought to life in a Paris apartment block. Serge Valene wants to create an elaborate painting of the building he has made his home for the last sixty years. As he plans his picture, he contemplates the lives of all the people he has ever known there. Chapter by chapter, the narrative moves around the building revealing a marvellously diverse cast of characters in a series of ever more unlikely tales, which range from an avenging murderer to an eccentric English millionaire who has devised the ultimate pastime…

ASIN ‏ : ‎ 0099449250

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Vintage Books USA; New Ed edition (April 3, 2003)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 608 pages

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Top 10  Absurdist Fiction  Novels in the World

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