Publish date: 2009
Publisher: BUR Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli
Pages no: 586
Edition language: Italian
Kindred's Reading Challenge: #15 A book by Jonathan Franzen, David Foster Wallace or Thomas Pynchon
Reading Thomas Pynchon is a little like spending the day walking down a crowded city street and then trying to extract a story from the cacophony of sounds you've encountered. I love it a little for it's madness I think.What's most remarkable is that from deep within the madness, a thing emerges wh...
This book attemps to be profound and instead, in my humble opinion, just ends up caterwauling. Maybe it is a product of the 1960s and was interesting and unique and amazing for it’s time, but overall I just found it difficult to follow and not very compelling.The “modern” time passages involving Pr...
GR SYNOPSIS: "Pynchon's "V". won the coveted William Faulkner Foundation's First Novel Award when it appeared in 1963, and was hailed by "Atlantic Review" as "one of the best works of the century."Cool story, bro. Now could you tell us what the book is about?Seriously, doesn't anyone know what the w...
Quite an experience. My first stubstantial 'modern' book -- that I've managed to read and, at least, partially understand. Doing so is a game-changer... ... game-changers, ha!, at my extended point in the radius of life...