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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  - 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  - ScoLgo - LibraryThing

★★★-3/4 Dense, funny and brilliant. This is a good book that fully deserves it's reputation as a difficult read. There are so many great reviews and explanations already written that I don't feel a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gregorio_Roth - LibraryThing

Caveat Lector: There is no way to summarize such an enormous novel with any type of justice. Here lies a book that is a creative germ. It is really one where you allow it to wash over you and as it ... Read full review

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User Review  - bontley - LibraryThing

A great deal of the book I absolutely hated; post-modernism just ain't for me. But I would be a lousy literary snob without reading the damn thing. Read full review

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User Review  - M.Campanella - LibraryThing

A friend once reviewed a book merely by asserting how long it had been around, as if this were an automatic testament to its worth. I had to remind them that Mein Kampf was quickly approaching a ... 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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