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Gravity's Rainbow

Gravity's Rainbow (Paperback)

By Pynchon, Thomas

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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 conque...sts. 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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ISBN 9780099511755
Released NZ 2 Apr 2013
Publisher Vintage
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780099511755
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Vintage
Imprint Vintage Classics
Released 2 Apr 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Pynchon, Thomas
Category Fiction
Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 912
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 40mm
Dewey Code 813.54
Weight 617g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress American fiction, 20th century
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade