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    What literature has influenced you the most?

    The Bible, various authors

    The Stranger, Albert Camus

    Fear and Trembling, Soren Kierkegaard

    Novels of Herman Hesse

    The Trial, Franz Kafka

    The Trilogy of Desire and Sister Carrie, Theodore Dreiser

    Metamorphoses, Ovid

    (temple of literature, Hanoi)

    Novels of Isaac Bashevis Singer

    Novels of Willa Cather

    Divine Comedy, Dante

    Dramas of Eugene O’Neill

    Poetry of Robert Frost

    Poetry of Rainer Marie Rilke

    Poetry of Wallace Stevens

    Chinese classical poetry

    Romance of the Three Kingdoms

    War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy

    The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien

    The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley

    A Glastonbury Romance, Copper Powys

    Short stories of Jorge Borges

    100 Years of Solitude, Gabriel Marcia Marquez

    Divine Comedy, John Milton

    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight


    These are the ones I’ll admit to right now.