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Crying of Lot 49, the (1965) [Novel]
by Thomas Pynchon Rating: Weighted - 7.5 / Average - 7.5 of 10 (25 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

(from the publisher)
Oedipa Maas is made the executor of the estate of her late boyfriend, Pierce Inverarity. As she diligently carries out her duties, Oedipa is enmeshed in what would appear to be a worldwide conspiracy, meets some extremely interesting characters, and attains a not-inconsiderable amount of self-knowledge.

Original title: The Crying of Lot 49
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classicsPost-modern, Avant-garde, & Experimental

Edition #1: Crying of Lot 49, the

Crying of Lot 49, the (1965)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Mr. Pynchon's satirical eye doesn't miss a thing including rock 'n roll singers, rightwing extremists and the general subculture of Southern California....Readers interested in something new and different will find good reading well done here." Library Journal
  • "The comedy crackles, the puns pop, the satire explodes." New York Times
  • "The work of a virtuoso with prose.... His intricate symbolic order [is] akin to that of Joyce's Ulysses." Chicago Tribune
  • "A puzzle, an intrigue, a literary and historical tour de force with a strongly European flavor." San Francisco Examiner
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Crying of Lot 49, the (April 1, 1999)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perennial Classics
ISBN: 9780060931674
Dimensions: 5.31 x 8.06 x 0.31 in
Pages: 152

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