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Review: Gravity's Rainbow: Great Books Edition

User Review  - John - Goodreads

alright, i'm still reading, sorta off and on and i'm on about page 130 of 776. my general feeling: Pynchon's an amazing talent with a true gift for exploiting the poetry of words, but this book isn't ... Read full review

Review: Gravity's Rainbow

User Review  - Madeleine - Goodreads

Holy crap, y'all. This book. This book! Thomas Pynchon's brain is a national treasure (albeit a kooky one), as it takes some mad skill to combine a smorgasbord of seemingly unrelated components ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - DavidCLDriedger - LibraryThing

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

Review: Gravity's Rainbow

User Review  - Indi Martin - Goodreads

I have never had to struggle through a book like I struggled through Gravity's Rainbow. It's not that I hated it - I didn't. It made me angry, though, and not in the conceptual, challenging way that I ... Read full review

Review: Gravity's Rainbow

User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

"The rest of us, not chosen for enlightenment, left on the outside of Earth, at the mercy of a Gravity we have only begun to learn how to detect and measure..." - p. 600 Replace "Earth" with "the ... Read full review

Review: Gravity's Rainbow

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Perhaps it is more accurate to give this book 4 stars, with the fourth being an asterisk. For if I give this book, which has taken me from September 2009- early July 2010 to read (longer than any ... Read full review

Review: Gravity's Rainbow

User Review  - Bob Mustin - Goodreads

Gravity's Rainbow, by Thomas Pynchon – Part 2 If one with Pynchon's apocalyptic view of western society and his desire to write about it were to devise a novel on the subject, what form would suit his ... Read full review

Review: Gravity's Rainbow

User Review  - Sonja Bock - Goodreads

I tried for months to read this book. I carried the fat paperback with me everywhere. At one point i reckoned that the book was brilliant but i was not so much. I tried leaving it on buses or cafe ... Read full review

Review: Gravity's Rainbow

User Review  - Victoria Song - Goodreads

Some books have great word of mouth. This is not one of them. Among my book-nerd friends, Gravity's Rainbow was described with words such as "difficult" and "dense," or met with scrunched up noses of ... Read full review

Review: Gravity's Rainbow

User Review  - ehnonymus - Goodreads

i am not even sure what i think of this book. i realize that my understanding would be greatly increased were i to read it a second time, but honestly i think i lack the fortitude for such an ... Read full review


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