Been down so long it looks like up to me

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Random House, 1966 - Fiction - 329 pages
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Farintilde;a evokes the Sixties as precisely, wittily, and poignantly as F. Scott Fitzgerald captured the Jazz Age. The hero, Gnossus Pappadopoulis, weaves his way through the psychedelic landscape, encountering-among other things-mescaline, women, art, gluttony, falsehood, science, prayer, and, occasionally, truth. A portrait of an explosive decade, sparkling with inventive writing and conveying the essence of a generation, Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me, as Thomas Pynchon writes in the introduction, "comes on like the Hallelujah Chorus done by 200 kazoo players with perfect pitch." "A marvelous storyteller, Farintilde;a is fit to join the company of Kerouac, Kesey, and Pynchon." -San Francisco Chronicle

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Review: Been Down So Long it Looks Like Up to Me

User Review  - Marti - Goodreads

I think there is a reason I never heard of this book before. I was expecting an early Fear and Loathing. While the blurbs make this look like a book about the Sixties, it is actually set in 1958 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Vit Babenco - Goodreads

Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me – the title is already a pure poetry. And everything that you may find inside is thoroughly innovative and absolutely and fantastically postmodern. Not for ... Read full review

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Good morning blues Heffalump as Mother Monsignor
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