Winner of the coveted William Faulkner Foundation First Novel Award in 1963, "V." remains a popular literary classic by one of America's great modernists. "This work may well stand as one of the very best works of the century."-- "Atlantic Review" "This work may well stand as one of the very best works of the century." "--Atlantic Review"
"Filled with wild humor, inventive wordplay and a darkly imaginative power." "--Philadelphia Inquirer"
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The quest for V. sweeps us through sixty years and a panorama of Alexandria, Paris, Malta, Florence, Africa and New York. But who, where or what is V.? Bawdy, sometimes sad and frequently hilarious, V. as become a modern classic.
This is the first novel by the author of Gravity's Rainbow, and a profoundly impressive and original work in its own right.Review:
"A remarkable book" ( Sunday Telegraph)
"Screwballs chase alligators in sewers in a chaotic and worlwide chase for V., while literary styles, brilliant and bizarre, chase each other" ( Books and Bookmen)
"The book sails with majesty through caverns measureless to man. Few books haunt the waking or sleeping mind, but this is one" ( Time)
"Mr Pynchton writes with enormous skill and virtuosity" ( Times Literary Supplement.)
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