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The Most Confusing Books Ever Written

Based on several lists from onbuy.com, reddit, quora, and goodreads, these are the books that readers just like you found incredibly confusing.
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Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
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A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
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Life of Pi (Yann Martel)
Life of Pi (Yann Martel)
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As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
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Les Miserables (Victor Hugo)
Les Miserables (Victor Hugo)
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Cloud Atlas (David Mitchell)
Cloud Atlas (David Mitchell)
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House of Leaves (Mark Z. Danielewski)
House of Leaves (Mark Z. Danielewski)
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Animal Farm (George Orwell)
Animal Farm (George Orwell)
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Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
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Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
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Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
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War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)
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Finnegans Wake (James Joyce)
Finnegans Wake (James Joyce)
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Pale Fire (Vladimir Nabokov)
Pale Fire (Vladimir Nabokov)
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Naked Lunch (William S. Burroughs)
Naked Lunch (William S. Burroughs)
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Infinite Jest (David Foster Wallace)
Infinite Jest (David Foster Wallace)
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Midnight's Children (Salman Rushdie)
Midnight's Children (Salman Rushdie)
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The Satanic Verses (Salman Rushdie)
The Satanic Verses (Salman Rushdie)
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21
The Iliad (Homer)
The Iliad (Homer)
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The Historian (Elizabeth Kostova)
The Historian (Elizabeth Kostova)
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A Confederacy of Dunces (John Kennedy Toole)
A Confederacy of Dunces (John Kennedy Toole)
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Paradise Lost (John Milton)
Paradise Lost (John Milton)
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The Time Traveler's Wife (Audrey Niffenegger)
The Time Traveler's Wife (Audrey Niffenegger)
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Underworld (Don Delillo)
Underworld (Don Delillo)
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To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
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The Crying of Lot 49 (Thomas Pynchon)
The Crying of Lot 49 (Thomas Pynchon)
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The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
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The Ocean at the End of the Lane (Neil Gaiman)
The Ocean at the End of the Lane (Neil Gaiman)
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Absalom, Absalom! (William Faulkner)
Absalom, Absalom! (William Faulkner)
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Blood Meridian (Cormac McCarthy)
Blood Meridian (Cormac McCarthy)
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The Strange Library (Haruki Murakami)
The Strange Library (Haruki Murakami)
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Gardens of the Moon (Steven Erikson)
Gardens of the Moon (Steven Erikson)
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Ulysses (James Joyce)
Ulysses (James Joyce)
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The Female Man (Joanna Russ)
The Female Man (Joanna Russ)
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A Brief History of Time (Stephen Hawking)
A Brief History of Time (Stephen Hawking)
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The Silmarillion (J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Silmarillion (J.R.R. Tolkien)
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The Sense of an Ending (Julian Barnes)
The Sense of an Ending (Julian Barnes)
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The Tale of Genji (Murasaki Shikibu)
The Tale of Genji (Murasaki Shikibu)
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