Heyaa, it's Sam or @sadboibread and I'm here with more philosophical fiction books to help you expand your thinking and views as well as experimenting with new concepts and thought provoking ideas. Oh yes! Overthinking; a fun sport for when one is feeling rather... bleh.

Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect. He was laying on his hard, as it were armor-plated, back and when he lifted his head a little he could see his domelike brown belly divided into stiff arched segments on top of which the bed quilt could hardly keep in position and was about to slide off completely. His numerous legs, which were pitifully thin compared to the rest of his bulk, waved helplessly before his eyes.
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i just finished reading this last week so i'm still hung up on it as it truly made me sad but as i said in the last article, kafka is a staple for this genre his books really are masterpieces.

Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder

One day fourteen-year-old Sophie Amundsen comes home from school to find in her mailbox two notes, with one question on each: "Who are you?" and "Where does the world come from?" From that irresistible beginning, Sophie becomes obsessed with questions that take her far beyond what she knows of her Norwegian village.
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Oh man, that's a fun book to read and something about it is really comforting. Sophie's inner dialogue is such a fun fun place.

Lord of The Flies by William Golding

At the dawn of the next world war, a plane crashes on an uncharted island, stranding a group of schoolboys. At first, with no adult supervision, their freedom is something to celebrate; this far from civilization the boys can do anything they want. Anything. They attempt to forge their own society, failing, however, in the face of terror, sin and evil. And as order collapses, as strange howls echo in the night, as terror begins its reign, the hope of adventure seems as far from reality as the hope of being rescued.
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I read that book a long time ago and barely remember anything from it but I do remember feeling really upset but absolutely loving the book as a whole.

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Brave New World is a dystopian novel by English author Aldous Huxley, written in 1931 and published in 1932. Largely set in a futuristic World State, inhabited by genetically modified citizens and an intelligence-based social hierarchy, the novel anticipates huge scientific advancements in reproductive technology, sleep-learning, psychological manipulation and classical conditioning that are combined to make a dystopian society which is challenged by only a single individual: the story's protagonist.
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idk what the shoe has to do with anything but it looks dope and def a vibe. Yes, I haven't read the book yet, can you tell?

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

A pilot stranded in the desert awakes one morning to see, standing before him, the most extraordinary little fellow. "Please," asks the stranger, "draw me a sheep." And the pilot realizes that when life's events are too difficult to understand, there is no choice but to succumb to their mysteries. He pulls out pencil and paper... And thus begins this wise and enchanting fable that, in teaching the secret of what is really important in life, has changed forever the world for its readers.
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bro i'm as surprised as anyone that this one was in the philosophy section but i meeaaan i can see it also the part "one day i saw the sunset 44 times. You know? when you're feeling very sad sunsets are wonderful." *cries in a corner *

That's all I have for this article. I hope you found new titles to add to your list and I hope you enjoy reading them!
Till next time, adios!!

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