Gravity's Rainbow (Vintage)

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9780099511755: Gravity's Rainbow (Vintage)

‘The greatest, wildest author of his generation’ Guardian

We could tell you the year is 1944, that the main character is called Tyrone Slothrop and that he has a problem because bombs are falling across Europe and crashing to earth at the exact locations of his sexual conquests. But that doesn’t really begin to cover it.

Reading this book is like falling down a rabbit hole into an outlandish, sinister, mysterious, absurd, compulsive netherworld. As the Financial Times said, ‘you must forget earlier notions about life and letters and even the Novel.’ Forty years since publication, Gravity’s Rainbow has lost none of its power to enthral.

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"The best seller described as the kind of Ulysses which Joyce might have written if he had been a Boeing engineer with a fetish for quadrille paper" ( Irish Examiner)

"I read this at 19 or so and just thought, like, f*ck, wow: this is the marker, the pace-setter for the contemporary novel" (Tom McCarthy, author of 'C')

"Thomas Pynchon, the greatest, wildest and most infuriating author of his generation." (Ian Rankin Guardian)

"Pynchon is both the US's most serious and most funny writer." (Thomas Leveritt Independent)

" Gravity's Rainbow is bonecrushingly dense, compulsively elaborate, silly, obscene, funny, tragic, pastoral, historical, philosophical, poetic, grindingly dull, inspired, horrific, cold, bloated, beached and blasted…[Pynchon’s] novel is in this sense a work of paranoid genius, a magnificent necropolis that will take its place amidst the grand detritus of our culture. Its teetering structure is greater by far than the many surrounding literary shacks and hovels." ( New York Times)

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A new edition to celebrate the 40th anniversary of first publication of Pynchon's classic book.

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