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"Filled with wild humor, intentive wordplay and a darkly imaginative power." -- Philadelphia Inquirer
"This work may well stand as one of the very best works of the century." -- Atlantic Review
"[A] brilliant and turbulent first novel." -- George Plimpton, New York Times Book Review
"[L]eaves the imagination spent and the mind reeling." -- New York Herald Tribune
Pynchon's stream-of-consciousness writing marks a very dense but liquid composition.
This book at first seemed like it would go somewhere, but it didn't, just another one of those novels that makes no sense and jumps around.
The key to the book is to be very flexible in terms of character development and narrative.
I’ve always wanted to read more Thomas Pynchon. I had read the book Inherent Vice a couple of years ago and the recent film adaptation reminded me to try more Pynchon out since I... Read morePublished 1 month ago by pallmall22
Read this book. You won't regret it. Thomas Pynchon is one of the last living modern masters, and this is his first work.Published 2 months ago by Jacob E.
Arrived promptly and in fairly good condition save a scuff of what looks like nailpolish on the top corner, the inside is in tact and the cover is not damaged beyond that scuff,... Read morePublished 2 months ago by cbushnell
About halfway through V., Thomas Pynchon's 1963 debut novel, I was gearing up a five-star review as Pynchon had to that point spun an engrossing and complex multi-timeline plot... Read morePublished 3 months ago by M. Buzalka
V. is a big, often fascinating, occasionally obscure, literary novel that covers decades, roughly the first half of the twentieth century. Read morePublished 3 months ago by kelpy reader writer artist chef
Great novel, great condition. It was a print on demand book. I liked the way it handled while I read it.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer