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The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
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Jun 28, 09

Cutting edge for its time, this book seems a bit modest now, at least to me. A lot of Pynchon's ideas have been subsumed into the mainstream, so I suspect some of the novelty here has dissipated. The labyrinthine digressions just annoyed me.

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