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ISBN: 1568493207 / ISBN-13: 9781568493206

The Crying of Lot 49


Suffused with rich satire, chaotic brilliance, verbal turbulence and wild humour, "The Crying of Lot 49" opens as Oedipa Maas discovers that she has ... Show synopsis

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  • The Crying of Lot 49 (Buccaneer Books) – Hardcover (1997)
    by Thomas Pynchon

    The Crying of Lot 49
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    Hardcover, Buccaneer Books

    ISBN: 1568493207
    ISBN-13: 9781568493206

    "The comedy crackles, the puns pop, the satire explodes" praised the" New York Times", and the "Chicago Tribune" agreed: "The work of a virtuoso with prose. . . . His intricate symbolic order [is] akin to that of Joyce's Ulysses".

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Overall customer rating: 2.500
Emily  B

Interesting book...

by Emily B on Feb 24, 2011

I couldn't decide what i thought about this book. I do plan to read other books by the author, but I'm not sure that that has as much to do with the book as it does with the author. Pynchon works closely with several post-modern ideas (invented a few, from what I understand) but I feel like he got ... More


Worth reading, but possibly past its prime.

by greebs on Sep 10, 2008

When I first told a co-worker I was enjoying my first foray into Thomas Pynchon, he snidely remarked, "NO ONE enjoys experience him." That comment was intentionally pretentious, but there's some truth to it -- there is simply no way to digest Pynchon completely upon first read -- the ... More

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