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Are there any books in which a lazy, idiotic, degenerate sack of shit puts no effort into life but ends up living a life of eternal joy and meaning?
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>>10119609
Go watch anime instead you sad piece of garbage.
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>>10119609
my diary desu
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>>10119616
don't like anime desu senpai
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>>10119622
Well it's got plenty of the self insert stuff you want.
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Candide ?
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>>10119628
i self inserted into your dad's ass if you catch my drift
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Just get into opiates.
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>>10119609
The Wolf Of Wall Street
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>>10119637
no, please elobrate
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>>10119641
https://youtu.be/SkqbHQqLwMU
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No there aren't because that concept is so retarded that no one would ever waste their time and energy to write something as stupid as that.
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>>10119609
Might as well just watch anime.
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>>10119609
No, but I can recommend you some books in which the lazy, idiotic, degenerate sack of shit ends up miserable and alone
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>>10120436
My Diary DESU being the main classic of the genre
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>>10119609
The Flashman series.
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>>10119609
Rule of the bone by russel banks. Though, his entry point for degeneracy is the resilt of a childhood tragedy. Real good story
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>>10119609
The Art of the Deal
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>>10119609
Siddhartha
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>>10119609
>eternal
no. closest I can think of is Tropic of Cancer.
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>>10119609
Memoirs of a Good-for-nothing by Joseph von Eichendorff
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>>10119609
Saul Bellow's Adventures of Augie Martch is literally this, except right when you think he's gonna make it, he fucks everything up again. This goes on for the entirety of the book until it ends and you realize just how sad a life of strife with no breakthrough really is.
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A Confederacy of Dunces gets pretty close
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>>10120627
>how sad a life of strife with no breakthrough really is

You mean most of us, right anon? Gotta savor the good and try to forget the bad. That Thoreau guy once said, "The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation."
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The Flashman novels by George MacDonald Fraser.
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>>10119609
What about books where a dumb selfish idiot commits self centered crimes, hurts others, and ultimately gets off scott free and suffers no consequences?
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>>10120874
It's the English way, friendo
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>>10119609
Where does your sense of joy leak from?
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>>10119609
"Hogg", by Samuel Delany
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the bible if you read it right
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>>10119609
No, you FUCKING retard.
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>>10120861
Man, I really wish the author hadn't an heroed before writing his planned follow up novels.
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my
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>>10119621
Same
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>>10119637
What did you mean by this?
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Crime and punishment
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>>10119609
Das Kapital
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Suttree
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>>10120362
oh stamper, you crack me up
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>>10119609
The Good Soldier Svejk, kinda
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>>10119609
I recommend anime and YA.
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>>10122208
That's insulting!!

To anime that is...

In all seriousness, there are plenty of good anime that do not meet OP's low standards.
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>>10119609
A few Italian folktales have lazy, gluttonous heroes who just happen to be insanely lucky
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>>10119637
I asked him, he said he never felt a thing.
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>>10119736
I love that video, anon. The way they implement the music is 10/10.
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>>10120884
Absurdistan?

Never in my life have I wanted to strangle a main character as much as I did that one.
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>>10122393
Not many though.
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>>10119609
No
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>>10119609
Actually, now that I think about it, The Race For God is exactly that.




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