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Crying of Lot 49 - Thomas Pynchon
Crying of Lot 49
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ISBN: 9780606191951 (060619195X)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Edition language: English
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Lyra17 rated it
This was my third novel from Pynchon and it didn't go as well as i expected. In fact i didn't understand anything. LOL. (However i love reading his novels)
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1.5 The Crying of Lot 49
Short review: Okay. I read this because my partner adores Pynchon, and for that reason I'm really glad I did - it hammered home in so many ways how our reading tastes diverge. He favors complex prose and a sense of unease while I prefer well crafted characters and an emotional center. (Which is no...
TrevorPTweedleD rated it
2.0 The Crying of Lot 49
"Paranoid are not paranoid because they're paranoid, but because they keep putting themselves, fucking idiots, deliberately into paranoid situations."In a post-modern world, in a town that on the surface is not unlike many others, there lives a woman named Oedipa Maas. She lives in a town that goes ...
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2.0 The Crying of Lot 49 (Perennial Classics)
PhilJames rated it
5.0 The Crying of Lot 49
Wonderful. I was wary of Pynchon for a long time. A reputation for denseness or difficulty, obscurity, but this was like a burst of light. OK, I couldn't say what the story was about in every detail, but it enjoyable in it's self and also for the gap it filled in my literary education.Drugged up, ps...
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