Slow Learner: Early Stories
Publish date: February 16th 1995
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Borderline juvenilia. Introduction by author dismisses the collection ab initio as “illustrative of typical problems in entry-level fiction” (4). Explains that “when we speak of ‘seriousness’ in fiction ultimately we are talking about an attitude toward death” (5) which I regard as probably philis...
Strong, good fun 3* I agree the foreword should be afterword, otherwise nice to track the rise of Pynchon :D
This arrived today packaged in a black plastic garbage bag wrapped in rubber bands and then wrapped in clear plastic packing tape. I see no signs of a postmark. Could the seller have dropped it in a W.A.S.T.E. bin?This cover art really reminds me of the closing credits to The Prisoner.