Monday, November 20, 2006

Pynchon Punked!

The New York Times reviewer didn't particularly care for Pynchon's latest.

November 20, 2006
Books of The Times
A Pynchonesque Turn by Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon’s new novel, “Against the Day,” reads like the sort of imitation of a Thomas Pynchon novel that a dogged but ungainly fan of this author’s might have written on quaaludes. It is a humongous, bloated jigsaw puzzle of a story, pretentious without being provocative, elliptical without being illuminating, complicated without being rewardingly complex.

And it doesn't get any better after that...

I guess I'll cross that one off my AMAZON Christmas wish list.

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