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Zomby Woof Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-04-09 09:19 PM
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59. Don Quixote
Cervantes invented the novel with his masterpiece.
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  -Best literary one-hit wonders. jobycom  Jun-03-09 02:19 PM   #0 
  - A thought from Goblinmonger  Orrex   Jun-03-09 02:35 PM   #1 
  - Yeah, I don't believe it, but who knows?  jobycom   Jun-03-09 03:45 PM   #3 
     - Honestly, I simply haven't read enough of their respective work even to speculate  Orrex   Jun-03-09 04:37 PM   #7 
     - Does seeing "Tru" count?  Patiod   Jun-05-09 09:07 AM   #63 
     - Yes, see my argument against goblinmonger's assertion in that thread  mitchum   Jun-03-09 05:43 PM   #11 
        - yes...I saw it and agree with it.  Tuesday Afternoon   Jun-03-09 06:58 PM   #21 
        - I think you, me, and McCamy Taylor were focused on the same theme.  jobycom   Jun-03-09 07:14 PM   #23 
  - Mockingbird (nt)  bigwillq   Jun-03-09 02:58 PM   #2 
  - I figured that would be the most popular here, and it is so far. Funny, though,  jobycom   Jun-03-09 03:55 PM   #4 
     - I love IJR and the Wheel of Fortuna.  Are_grits_groceries   Jun-03-09 05:01 PM   #8 
        - Wheels within wheels.  jobycom   Jun-03-09 05:03 PM   #9 
        - Here's a link to "A Christmas Memory."  Are_grits_groceries   Jun-03-09 05:09 PM   #10 
        - In Cold Blood finished them both off professionally I think.  alphafemale   Jun-03-09 06:48 PM   #19 
  - Ralph Ellison "Invisible Man"  FloridaJudy   Jun-03-09 04:08 PM   #5 
  - Darn. Forgot him,  jobycom   Jun-03-09 04:17 PM   #6 
  - That is the correct answer  mitchum   Jun-03-09 05:43 PM   #12 
  - "Juneteenth" was released after his death.  jmm   Jun-03-09 08:46 PM   #42 
     - Cadillac Flambe -- one of the stories from that mess -- is an interesting read  fishwax   Jun-05-09 02:44 AM   #61 
  - What about.."Profiles in Courage" John F. Kennedy..?  Stuart G   Jun-03-09 06:01 PM   #13 
  - Except Kennedy probably didn't write it...  gmoney   Jun-03-09 06:51 PM   #20 
     - Oh well...another bubble burst.........nt  Stuart G   Jun-03-09 10:44 PM   #48 
        - And it really wasn't a novel  gmoney   Jun-04-09 12:31 PM   #49 
  - Salinger's short stories work together as a "composite novel"  gmoney   Jun-03-09 06:26 PM   #14 
  - "Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me" is worth considering.  MilesColtrane   Jun-03-09 06:39 PM   #15 
  - Thought of that; it is undoubtedly the best novel written by a musician  mitchum   Jun-03-09 06:47 PM   #18 
  - The Constitution- the Virginia delegation  underpants   Jun-03-09 06:42 PM   #16 
  - Well, I was thinking fiction, but these days, sadly, the Constitution might apply. nt  jobycom   Jun-03-09 07:17 PM   #24 
  - self delete: replied to wrong post  mitchum   Jun-03-09 06:46 PM   #17 
  - I like all of these books....  Tuesday Afternoon   Jun-03-09 06:59 PM   #22 
  - Other: "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jun-03-09 07:20 PM   #25 
  - Oh, good pick.  jobycom   Jun-03-09 07:26 PM   #27 
  - "Freefall to Ectasy" by Jack Skowron...  KansDem   Jun-03-09 07:24 PM   #26 
  - I think I am the only person on the planet to have never read or watched  Shell Beau   Jun-03-09 07:33 PM   #28 
  - Reading it is better than watching it (Yes, I spoke such heresy).  jobycom   Jun-03-09 08:00 PM   #37 
  - Most movies can never add up to the book. So with a classic, I am  Shell Beau   Jun-03-09 10:36 PM   #47 
  - agree...  Jade Fox   Jun-04-09 02:26 PM   #57 
  - You'll love the part where the aliens land and destroy the zombies.  gmoney   Jun-04-09 12:33 PM   #50 
     - Tis a far, far better butt kicking I give, than any I have given before.  jobycom   Jun-04-09 06:20 PM   #58 
     - Isn't that "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies"  Patiod   Jun-05-09 09:12 AM   #64 
  - Nasty poll.  Mike 03   Jun-03-09 07:35 PM   #29 
  - How is that assumed in my poll?  jobycom   Jun-03-09 07:53 PM   #32 
     - Nevermind. I am voting for the obvious one, "Gone with the Wind." NT.  Mike 03   Jun-03-09 07:54 PM   #33 
     - Honestly? It's fairly obvious from the list you have made, in addition  Mike 03   Jun-03-09 07:58 PM   #36 
        - I think the opposite is obvious, honestly.  jobycom   Jun-03-09 08:09 PM   #38 
  - Herman Melville  LostInAnomie   Jun-03-09 07:35 PM   #30 
  - Hardly a one-hit wonder. nt  jobycom   Jun-03-09 07:52 PM   #31 
     - Except for Typee he didn't really have any other successful books besides Moby Dick.  LostInAnomie   Jun-03-09 07:57 PM   #35 
        - He published eleven novels. "Billy Bud" is also considered a great work.  jobycom   Jun-03-09 08:32 PM   #40 
           - No, it's like calling Chumbawamba a one hit wonder...  LostInAnomie   Jun-03-09 08:46 PM   #41 
              - Eleven novels. Three successful during his life. One best seller. Two literary classics.  jobycom   Jun-03-09 09:09 PM   #44 
  - I went with the Bronte sisters. Elitism thy name is literature.  siligut   Jun-03-09 07:56 PM   #34 
  - John Kennedy Toole's A Confederacy of Dunces  Bucky   Jun-03-09 08:24 PM   #39 
  - Technically not a one-hit wonder  KamaAina   Jun-03-09 09:09 PM   #43 
     - Hm, tricky point.  jobycom   Jun-03-09 09:15 PM   #45 
  - I just know there will be a good follow up to "Confederacy of Dunces"  triguy46   Jun-03-09 09:16 PM   #46 
  - Well, Neon Bible kind of sucked (eom)  gmoney   Jun-04-09 12:36 PM   #51 
  - Frankenstein. The first modern novel.  Deep13   Jun-04-09 01:04 PM   #52 
  - I'm starting to think Arthur Golden is going to be a 1-hit with "Memoir of a Geisha"  LynneSin   Jun-04-09 01:09 PM   #53 
  - "The Diary of a Young Girl" a/k/a "The Diary of Anne Frank".  Moondog   Jun-04-09 01:37 PM   #54 
  - Uncle Tom's Cabin....  Jade Fox   Jun-04-09 02:22 PM   #55 
  - Juan Rulfo  Enrique   Jun-04-09 02:25 PM   #56 
  - Don Quixote  Zomby Woof   Jun-04-09 09:19 PM   #59 
  - Salinger  last_texas_dem   Jun-05-09 02:16 AM   #60 
  - Catcher in the Rye, hands down.  Rhiannon12866   Jun-05-09 04:23 AM   #62 
 

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