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V/Crying of Lot 49/Gravity's Rainbow

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This book contains three books written by Pynchon: V, Crying of Lot 49, and Gravity's Rainbow.
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Published December 1st 1993 by Viking Pr
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Glenn
May 03, 2009 Glenn rated it it was amazing
Read Crying of Lot 49 first. If you find it enthralling, then try Gravity's Rainbow. GR is very slow moving and confusing the first time around, but grows on you with each succesive reading. GR is is in my opinion the finest piece of literature produced in the 20th century.

GR is also the most anarchist themed book that I've ever read. Much more so than his later books, (Against the Day), although AtD deals much more explicitly with Anarchist history and has main characters that are explictley An
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Thomas Ruggles Pynchon, Jr. is an American writer based in New York City, noted for his dense and complex works of fiction. Hailing from Long Island, Pynchon spent two years in the United States Navy and earned an English degree from Cornell University. After publishing several short stories in the late 1950s and early 1960s, he began composing the novels for which he is best known today: V. (1963 ...more
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