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Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner

On the surface, this novel is a simple tale of a young man who encounters a shape-shifting devil, an early manifestation of a doppelganger, and the various misadventures that follow. This novel was perhaps the first post modern novel; it employs clustered narratives, self-reflexive point-of-view, unreliable narrators, and an unsympathetic-protagonist. This is indeed a landmark novel.