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The Library of Babel

A Spin-off of http://bookwormshead.blogspot.co.uk

How Far Can You Go? - David Lodge Glittering Genius.
It's not about the characters. It's about the situation and the sober and yet hilarious analysis of a bunch of pretty successful but rather confused British Catholics between the 1950s and the 1970s.

The pages in which the whole strict Catholic education mechanism is compared to the Snakes and Ladders boardgame are simply perfect.