||Tyrone Slothrop, a GI in London in 1944, has a big problem.
Whenever he gets an erection, a Blitz bomb hits. Slothrop
gets excited, and then (as Thomas Pynchon puts it in his sinister,
insinuatingly sibilant opening sentence), "a screaming comes
across the sky," heralding an angel of death, a V-2... Read
Crying of Lot 49
||"Mr. Pynchon's satirical eye doesn't miss a thing, including
rock `n' roll singers right wing extremists, and the general
subculture of Southern California." Read
||A sprawling, complex, and comic work from one of the country's
most celebrated and idiosyncratic authors, Mason & Dixon
is Thomas Pynchon's Most Magickal reinvention of the 18th-century
novel. It follows the lifelong partnership and adventures
of the English surveyors Charles Mason and Jeremiah... Read
||Having just been released from the Navy, Benny Profane is
content to lead a slothful existence with his friends, where
the only real ambition is to perfect the art of "schlemihlhood,"
or being a dupe, and where "responsibility" is a
dirty word. Among his pals--called the Whole... Read
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