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Against the Day

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Spanning the period between the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and the years just after World War I, "Against the Day" moves from the labor troubles in ... Show synopsis

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Pynchon begets Pynchon...

by db25 on Mar 20, 2008

Thomas Pynchon's first book in almost 10 years is...what we've come to expect. Against the Day is a sprawling narrative that includes over 100 characters and covers time travel, advanced mathematics, mining sabotage, a gang of boy scout-like zeppelin-riders, and much more. It's dense and convoluted, ... More

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i mean...

really, we're just seeing repeats of the same thing, right? does anyone think pynchon is really improving, or even that he was ever that good to begin with?

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