A spaced-out story of Zoyd Wheeler's passion for Frenesi Gates finding fulfilment in his love for their daughter, Prairie. It has been described as "a meditation on myth-making - historical, personal, cinematic and televised". By the author of "V", "The Crying of Lot 49" and "Gravity's Rainbow".
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"A major political novel about what America has been doing to itself, to its children, all these many years...One of America's great writers has, after long wanderings down his uncharted roads, come triumphantly home" (Salman Rushdie New York Times Book Review)
"Vintage stuff - funny, fantastically inventive, packed with improbable erudition" ( Times Literary Supplement)
"A essential novel of our fin de siecle, a finger pointing the way out of the 1980s" ( USA Today)
"His descriptive powers are breathtaking...Pynchon proves once again to be the master of what might be called the highbrow conspiracy thriller" ( Wall Street Journal)
"One of the funniest, most cleverly written, superbly characterised and beautifully structured books that I have read by a living author" ( Time Out)
'Exhilarating and wretchedly funny. The most important and mysterious writer of his generation' - Time
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140145117
Book Description Penguin Books, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140145117
Book Description Penguin Books, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140145117
Book Description Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140145117 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0060010