The Odyssey of Homer, done into English prose

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The Macmillan compay, 1906 - 429 pages
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So far so good, strange prose, cryptic sometime. - LibraryThing
Pynchon's prose is artwork in and of itself. - LibraryThing
He rewards you with insight, with craftsmanship. - LibraryThing
I firmly believe that Pynchon's writing is just bad. - LibraryThing
... i am really leaning towards parody. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - CSRodgers - LibraryThing

I went back to CoL49 after 30 years asking, what resonates in me with Pynchon? Maybe his idea that to understand America (or Western Civ, if you like), you have two choices—there’s interconnection at ... Read full review

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User Review  - xuebi - LibraryThing

A perfect example and parody of post-modernism, this is one of easiest to "get" of Pynchon's works: it's quite short and the plot isn't as convoluted and dense as say Gravity's Rainbow or V. However ... Read full review


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