Books Read By Martin Wickramasinghe

Martin Wickramasinghe made reference to many different books throughout his writings. The works referenced were only a part of his 5000 plus volume personal library. This vast collection includes books with comments written in pencil by Wickramasinghe himself, making it even more invaluable. Some of these books are Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzche, Fantasia of the Unconscious and Psychoanalysis and the Unconscious by D.H. Lawrence, The Possessed and Diary of a Writer by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Resurrection and Childhood, Boyhood and Youth by Leo Tolstoi, A desperate character by Ivan Turgenev, The Seagull by Anton Chekov, Bitter Honeymoon by Alberto Moravia, To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway, The Victim by Saul Bellow, Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte, Ulysses by James Joyce, Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde, The Mother by Maxim Gorky, King Lear by William Shakespeare, A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams, The Power and The Glory by Graham Greene, and many more.

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