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  • Gravity's Rainbow
  • Thomas Pynchon
  • English
  • 04 June 2019
  • 9780140283389

10 thoughts on “Gravity's Rainbow

  1. says:

    Advice for a first time reader of Gravity's Rainbow Gravity's Rainbow is a book you either love or hate and if you hate it it's probably because you couldn't finish the damn thing Though by no means impenetrable th

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    THIS BOOK IS ABOUT A MAN IN WW2 HE GETS ERECTIONS

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    ‘ What is the real nature of control?’ From the first sentence of Pynchon’s National Book Award winning novel Gravity’s Rainbow the Reader is transplanted into a threatening world where death strikes first the cause second It is a world of frightening realism and comic absurdity all fueled through drug induced hallucinations parano

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    It took three months but I finally pinned this sucker down to the count of ten Three months is kinda perfect if you think about it though That's my typical honeymoon period in most relationships the enthusiastic I can still than tolerate you p

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    August 2020 Rereading this now in my Pulitzer uest Wow as amazingly confusing as the first time aroundThis is of course the Pynchon pinnacle the summit of his fame the cornerstone of his work So much so that he fell silent for about

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    I know history is rarely kind to harsh criticisms about super nebulous or difficult authors but dig this This book is horrible After reading The Crying of Lot 49 Slow Learner and now this I'm convinced that Thomas Pynchon is a hack and the reason we don't hear from him is because he has nothing to say and know

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    I don’t know why exactly you folks out there read or why you feel compelled to then seek out a community in which you might share your thoughts impressions reactions etc about the books you’ve read But me myself I read for many reasons among them the opportunity to transcend the narrow window of my own point of view; the chance to learn by a leap however minimally over the subjective walls of my own stupi

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    ITS ABOUT A SECRET ROCKET PROJECT IN WW II BUT I THINK SOME OF IT IS A DREAM BECAUSE IT DOESNT MAKE SENSE THE A

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    You know that very brief moment after you wake up in the morning? That moment when you're not sleeping but you're not yet awake You kind of know what's going but you're not fully aware You're in conciousness limbo When you

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    Prologue A screaming comes across the sky It has happened before but there is nothing to compare it to nowGenesisIn the begi

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Gravity's Rainbow

Cant to the second half of the 20th century as Joyce's Ulysses was to the first Its sprawling encyclopedic n. I know history is rarely kind to harsh criticisms about super nebulous or difficult authors but dig this This book is horrible After reading The Crying of Lot 49 Slow Learner and now this I m convinced that Thomas Pynchon is a hack and the reason we don t hear from him is because he has nothing to say and knows that if we gave him a microphone and fifteen minutes he d be found out90% of the people who pick up this novel won t finish it and 90% of those who do won t like it But 100% of them will pretend they do because Pynchon has the rare reputation of being one of those authors you have to read We re all convinced Pynchon is the possessor of some private hidden genius that buried somewhere between the rambling nonsensical plot and the long winded super cerebral jargon riddled diatribes on the Rocket and the sexual implications of its trajectory and its relation to the symphonic form is a message of some importBut for all the hype someone please point to a passage in this novel that overreaches or couldn t be approximated by the efforts of anyone else who lived a super reclusive hermetic lifestyle owned a library card and was given nearly a decade the length of time between the publication of this novel and the author s previous one and around 900 pages to do it inSeriously though don t read this book Aside from the small flutter of accomplishment I feel at actually finishing it I ve found it to be little than a super frustrating and ultimately hateful reading experience

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Winner of the 1973 National Book Award Gravity's Rainbow is a postmodern epic a work as exhaustively signifi. Advice for a first time reader of Gravity s Rainbow Gravity s Rainbow is a book you either love or hate and if you hate it it s probably because you couldn t finish the damn thing Though by no means impenetrable the novel is daunting enough to merit a list of tips for those wishing to tackle it for the first time Below is my advice on how new readers can get over the hump Trust me it s a small hump and the masterpiece that lies on the other side is worth the effort1 Read V first Pynchon s V is shorter and accessible than Gravity s Rainbow but addresses the same themes in a similar style If you enjoyed V you will have built up a reserve of goodwill for Pynchon that will carry you through the initial rough patches of Gravity s Rainbow This advice was given to me years ago and I m glad I took it2 Accept that you won t understand everythingDon t be concerned if you can t follow the many digressions or keep track of every minor character that pops up As with other famously difficult novels Gravity s Rainbow s real payoff comes in the rereading so you shouldn t feel obliged to linger over each passage until it makes sense Pynchon isn t trying to lord it over you by writing a book this dense it s just his way of giving you your money s worth Just follow what you can the first time through which fortunately is a lot3 Accentuate the accessible Gravity s Rainbow s unreadability is over hyped Yes there are many jarring digressions but threading through them is a fairly conventional detective story Sure there are lyrical passages that take off for the stratosphere but they are grace notes in a melody of otherwise breezy narrative prose So on your first time through it s enough to follow the main plot will Slothrop find the mysterious Rocket 00000 and enjoy Pynchon s jokes which are laugh out loud funny4 Don t give up too earlyI don t want to say that Gravity s Rainbow gets off to a slow start but it has a lot of scene setting to do and the engine that really drives the book along only gets revved up in part 2 Part 1 is a well executed minor key portrait of wartime London but part 2 is where the drugs kick in so stick with the novel at least that far The Forgotten Memoir of John Knox up a reserve of goodwill for Pynchon that will carry you through the initial rough patches of Gravity s Rainbow This advice was given to me years ago and I m glad I took it2 Accept that you won t The Illusionists understand everythingDon t be concerned if you can t follow the many digressions or keep track of every minor character that pops Planet of the Bugs up As with other famously difficult novels Gravity s Rainbow s real payoff comes in the rereading so you shouldn t feel obliged to linger over each passage Fishes of the Open Ocean until it makes sense Pynchon isn t trying to lord it over you by writing a book this dense it s just his way of giving you your money s worth Just follow what you can the first time through which fortunately is a lot3 Accentuate the accessible Gravity s Rainbow s Out of Bounds (Boundaries, unreadability is over hyped Yes there are many jarring digressions but threading through them is a fairly conventional detective story Sure there are lyrical passages that take off for the stratosphere but they are grace notes in a melody of otherwise breezy narrative prose So on your first time through it s enough to follow the main plot will Slothrop find the mysterious Rocket 00000 and enjoy Pynchon s jokes which are laugh out loud funny4 Don t give Grass, Sky, Song up too earlyI don t want to say that Gravity s Rainbow gets off to a slow start but it has a lot of scene setting to do and the engine that really drives the book along only gets revved Otter Chaos! (Otter Chaos up in part 2 Part 1 is a well executed minor key portrait of wartime London but part 2 is where the drugs kick in so stick with the novel at least that far

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Arrative and penetrating analysis of the impact of technology on society make it an intellectual tour de for. You know that very brief moment after you wake up in the morning That moment when you re not sleeping but you re not yet awake You kind of know what s going but you re not fully aware You re in conciousness limbo When you read Gravity s Rainbow you fall into this conciousness limbo You read the words on the page but they don t all make sense You re confused you don t know what s going on but you love it You re floating through this syntactical Pandora s Box fully unaware of your surroundings not wanting to stop reading so you just read and read this 900 page page tome never wanting to stop And then it ends And you want to start again Because you know that this is the greatest novel ever written And you ll never read anything like it ever again


About the Author: Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Ruggles Pynchon Jr is an American writer based in New York City noted for his dense and complex works of fiction Hailing from Long Island Pynchon spent two years in the United States Navy and earned an English degree from Cornell University After publishing several short stories in the late 1950s and early 1960s he began composing the novels for which he is best known today V 1963