In the mid-1960s, the publication of Pynchon's V and The Crying of Lot 49 introduced a brilliant new voice to American literature. Gravity's Rainbow, his convoluted, allusive novel about a metaphysical quest, published in 1973, further confirmed Pynchon's reputation as one of the greatest writers of the century.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - zappa - LibraryThing
Clearly I missed something here. Angst, decadence, post-Auschwitz/Hiroshiima malaise, humanity's indecency to humanity exposed, sure I get that. A Joyce-esque romp through a Picasso-esque torturured ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ozzer - LibraryThing
GRAVITY'S RAINBOW is just as hard to read, as it is to comprehend. Likewise it is almost impossible to write a coherent review. One feels a sense of exasperation with its length, density, and lack of ... Read full review