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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  - 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  - DRFP - LibraryThing

I read Gravity's Rainbow within a few months of William T. Vollmann's equally dense and WW2-focused Europe Central, and it made for interesting comparative reading (the former focused on the forces ... 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  - 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  - aketzle - LibraryThing

Whoof...this book is difficult to follow. You can't be distracted, tired, drinking, or in any other way at less than your top mental faculties and follow it. But if you can get into an uninterrupted ... Read full review

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User Review  - markalanlaidlaw - LibraryThing

Ludicrously complex study on paranoia.....fabulous and worth persevering and re reading every 5 years. Read full review

Review: Gravity's Rainbow

User Review  - Smcleish - Goodreads

Originally published on my blog here in July 1998. Twenty-five years on, this book is something of a classic of the underground hippie scene, though perhaps not on the scale of Pynchon's earlier V ... Read full review

Review: Gravity's Rainbow

User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

Gravity's Rainbow is complex and absurd and disturbing and beautiful and long. It seems to be less story and more philosophy in a lot of places, following an arc but meandering into pockets of thought ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daryl - Goodreads

Good medicine that tastes bad. It's a great book but one that it's hard to enjoy while you're reading it. Read full review


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