The Crying of Lot 49

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Harper Collins, Apr 1, 1999 - Fiction - 152 pages
27 Reviews

The highly original satire about Oedipa Maas, a woman who finds herself enmeshed in a worldwide conspiracy, meets some extremely interesting characters, and attains a not inconsiderable amount of self knowledge.

 

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User Review  - Hannah - Goodreads

The writer is very clever and has great analogies and symbolism. However, I didn't like the plot at all. It jumps from one event to another as the main character follows a conspiracy. Most of it is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gary - Goodreads

Words can't express this book....it's a novella....it's short.....it's extremely "dense" as my son described it. I'd had a copy for years,and he raved,and I just read it. With that to go on....read it ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
13
Section 3
31
Section 4
38
Section 5
64
Section 6
80
Section 7
120
Section 8
153
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About the author (1999)

Thomas Pynchon was born in 1937. His books include The Crying of Lot 49, Gravity's Rainbow, Vineland, and Mason & Dixon.

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