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User 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

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User 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

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

This is a complex novel which appears to me to be a study of the relationship between master and victim. The author is a writer who enjoys the vocabulary, and range of english . Frankly he shows of ... Read full review

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User Review  - dchaikin - LibraryThing

26. Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon published: 1973 format: 887 page Bantam mass market paperback from 1974 acquired: June 2015 from a Half-Price Bookstore, specifically to read this year. read ... Read full review

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User Review  - ThePortPorts - LibraryThing

I thought about adding a "WTF" shelf just for this book. Alas, better judgement. I know many people love this book. I know this because I googled and read many people's ideas about this book as I ... Read full review

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User Review  - alexrichman - LibraryThing

Infinite Jest's cranky uncle - the hardest book I've ever read. There are 900 pages and 400 characters, and far more casual paedophilia than I'm used to, but despite my difficulties, it's obviously a ... Read full review

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User Review  - bodachliath - LibraryThing

Well I suppose you could say "this is rocket science", but this is a very difficult book to summarise. On one hand you could see it as obscene, rambling and unfocused, but on the other full of humour ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michael_Lilly - LibraryThing

Too depressing and bleak. I could not finish it. Read full review

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User Review  - DavidCLDriedger - LibraryThing

Bowed out half way, hit a point of diminishing returns. Read full review

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