Stories Within Stories

A Listmania! list by Jason King "jasedeace"
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If On A Winter's Night A Traveller (Vintage Classics)
1.  If On A Winter's Night A Traveller (Vintage Classics) by Italo Calvino
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  "The ultimate story about stories and storytelling - read it, and never think of a novel in the same way again"
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Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter
2.  Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter by Mario Vargas Llosa
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  "Radio stories from a writer going slowly insane pepper the story of a young man falling in love with an older woman"
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Island Of The Day Before
3.  Island Of The Day Before by Umberto Eco
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  "Wonderfully erudite tale containing speculation upon the hero's 'twin' and puzzles concerning theology and the world"
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Who Made Stevie Crye?
4.  Who Made Stevie Crye? by Michael Bishop
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  "Ingenious horror in which the heroine and the reader are tormented by words appearing on a typewriter"
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Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus (Penguin Classics)
5.  Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus (Penguin Classics) by Mary Shelley
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  "A ship's captain recounts the story of Victor Frankenstein who tells of his own creation, the tragic but deadly Creature..."
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Heart of Darkness (Penguin Classics)
6.  Heart of Darkness (Penguin Classics) by Joseph Conrad
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  "Another captain's tale, of Marlowe who in turn tells of his pursuit of the insane Kurtz and his atrocities"
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