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Against the Day


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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Overall customer rating: 4.000

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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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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