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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

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  - 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  - Baker - Goodreads

I started this in August '08 and was immediately captivated, not only by the beautiful imagery, but by the challenge of reading it. I was hooked, and nothing was going stop me from achieving my goal ... 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

Review: Gravity's Rainbow

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

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  - Michael - Goodreads

I don't have much to add as the Pynchon fanatics have said a lot more than I can. I will review it briefly as a history teacher and as a reader. As a reader the book is awesome. You really can't have ... Read full review

Review: Gravity's Rainbow

User Review  - Jen - Goodreads

This one was a doozy, let me tell you. It took me several attempts before I actually got into it... but when I finally did, it was amazing. I started it and put it down on three separate occasions ... Read full review


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