In Watermelon Sugar by Richard Brautigan

The novel is set in a post-apocalyptic commune named iDEATH, where the sun shines a different color every day and the inhabitants live off watermelon sugar. The protagonist, who is also the narrator, is writing a book about his experiences in the commune. The novel explores themes of love, loss, and loneliness, as the protagonist deals with the death of his lover, confronts his feelings for another woman, and grapples with the complexities of life in the commune. The novel is notable for its poetic, surrealistic style and its exploration of the relationship between humans and nature.

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