The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon audiobook

The Crying of Lot 49

By Thomas Pynchon
Read by George Wilson

6.30 Hours 01/01/1966 Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781436111966

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Calling Thomas Pynchon a “virtuoso with prose,” the Chicago Tribune compares his work to James Joyce’s Ulysses. Pynchon, winner of the National Book Award, has shocked, enthralled, and delighted fans for more than forty years with his satire and wit. Quite unexpectedly, Mrs. Oedipa Maas finds herself the executor of the estate of Pierce Inverarity, a man she used to know in a more-or-less intimate fashion. When Oedipa heads off to Southern California to sort through Pierce’s affairs, she becomes ensnared in a hilarious and puzzling worldwide conspiracy.

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Summary

Summary

One of Time Magazine's Best 100 English-Language Novels from 1923–2005

Calling Thomas Pynchon a “virtuoso with prose,” the Chicago Tribune compares his work to James Joyce’s Ulysses. Pynchon, winner of the National Book Award, has shocked, enthralled, and delighted fans for more than forty years with his satire and wit.

Quite unexpectedly, Mrs. Oedipa Maas finds herself the executor of the estate of Pierce Inverarity, a man she used to know in a more-or-less intimate fashion. When Oedipa heads off to Southern California to sort through Pierce’s affairs, she becomes ensnared in a hilarious and puzzling worldwide conspiracy.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The comedy crackles, the puns pop, the satire explodes.” New York Times
“A puzzle, an intrigue, a literary and historical tour de force with a strongly European flavor.” San Francisco Examiner

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Author

Author Bio: Thomas Pynchon

Author Bio: Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon has written several acclaimed novels and was a MacArthur Fellow. In addition to a National Book Award, he has received the William Dean Howells Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, which named Gravity’s Rainbow the best novel of the decade.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 6.30
Audience: Adult
Language: English