Foucault’s Pendulum is a bit like a non-shit version of Dan Brown. Conspiracy theory mixed with philosophy and pop culture. Hugely entertaining.
A pioneering literary novel,
As I Lay Dyingis told from the point of view of 15 different protagonists. It tells the story of a dysfunctional family trying to bury their mother. Not the most uplifting reading ever. But beautifully constructed and very moving.
A book about middle class expat alcoholics of the