Gravity's Rainbow

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Penguin, 1995 - Fiction - 760 pages
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Overview: Winner of the 1973 National Book Award, Gravity's Rainbow is a postmodern epic, a work as exhaustively significant to the second half of the twentieth century as Joyce's Ulysses was to the first. Its sprawling, encyclopedic narrative and penetrating analysis of the impact of technology on society make it an intellectual tour de force. Winner of the 1974 National Book Award.
 

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The prose is superb. - LibraryThing
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1 star for readers who require things like "plot" and "accessibility" in their books — silly readers! 2 stars for readers who just don't "get it". 3 stars for readers who probably also don't get it ... Read full review

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Sprawling book a bit like Infinite Jest meets Catch-22 in Blitz London. A lot of focus on the male member...women are entirely objects. Pity that such a talented writer couldn't provide his writerly ... Read full review

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Contents

Beyond the Zero
1
Un Perm au Casino Hermann Goering
179
In the Zone
279
The Counterforce
617
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Thomas Pynchon is the author of "V.," "The Crying of Lot 49," "Gravity's Rainbow," "Slow Learner," a collection of short stories, "Vineland," "Mason and Dixon" and, most recently, "Against the Day." He received the National Book Award for "Gravity's Rainbow" in 1974.

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