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First Impressions of Pynchon: The Crying of Lot 49

When comfortably domesticated housewife Oedipa Maas comes home from a Tupperware party whose “hostess had put perhaps too much kirsh in the fondue”, she finds a letter informing her that she has been made co-executrix of a former lover’s estate. 684 more words

Book Reviews

Tom's box of books at Bob and Ginny Hillock's Seattle home

The Thomas Trail: every contact leaves traces

(1961-1962) Tom’s friends Bob and Ginny Hillock

13539 23rd Avenue N.E., Seattle 55, Washington

1 December 1962 Tom writes letter to Bob from Mexico City: 148 more words

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Thomas Pynchon's Banana Breakfast

At the beginning of Thomas Pynchon’s massive tome Gravitys Rainbow, Captain Geoffrey “Pirate” Prentice cooks up a bodacious banana breakfast for a bunch of hungover army officers— 318 more words


Tuesday November 14, 2017

Jan Hammer Group’s “Don’t You Know” serenaded me on my commute to work yesterday, a warm reminder of the previous night’s high.

Compelled by sheer force of lifelong dissatisfaction, I will jimmy the lock on the prison. 347 more words

Book Reviews by Chuckie

Chuck takes after his mom (me) and is a total little bookworm (Barry, on the other hand, prefers sports – particularly fetch and laser pointer). Chuckie likes to keep up with the things that I’m reading for class, and has a lot of opinions on the things he’s read. 759 more words

Mason & Dixon by Thomas Pynchon

Not much to say about this book, which I gave up after one chapter. Written in a very mannered style, which grated and with which I just could not be bothered for 800 pages. 14 more words

ΥΠΕΡΑΙΧΜΗ * Bleeding Edge | Thomas Pynchon | της Ανθης Ροζη

της Oh That Book Girl aka  Ανθή Ροζή

Η Ανθή Ροζή δάνεισε το κείμενο αυτό στο SLUS.

Στο blog της, Oh That Book, γράφει για το βιβλίο του Thomas Pynchon “Υπεραιχμή”. 80 more words