Gravity's Rainbow (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jun 13, 2012 - Fiction - 768 pages
1523 Reviews
Winner of the 1974 National Book Award

“A screaming comes across the sky. . .” A few months after the Germans’ secret V-2 rocket bombs begin falling on London, British Intelligence discovers that a map of the city pinpointing the sexual conquests of one Lieutenant Tyrone Slothrop, U.S. Army, corresponds identically to a map showing the V-2 impact sites. The implications of this discovery will launch Slothrop on an amazing journey across war-torn Europe, fleeing an international cabal of military-industrial superpowers, in search of the mysterious Rocket 00000, through a wildly comic extravaganza that has been hailed in The New Republic as “the most profound and accomplished American novel since the end of World War II.”

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I have Paul Thomas Anderson to thank for finally reading this book that has been staring balefully at me from my bookshelf for over thirty years. After seeing Anderson's adaptation of Inherent Vice ... Read full review

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You must be a lover of the written word to tackle this bit of fare. If you want a challenge, I suggest you get a guide before muscling through this heavy lifting. You can read many different essays on ... Read full review

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Thomas Pynchon was born in 1937. His books include The Crying of Lot 49, Gravity's Rainbow, Vineland, and Mason & Dixon.

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