Gravity's Rainbow

Gravity's Rainbow

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Winner of the 1973 National Book Award, "Gravity's Rainbow" is a postmodern epic, a work as exhaustively significant to the second half of the twentieth century as Joyce's "Ulysses" was to the first. Its sprawling, encyclopedic narrative and penetrating analysis of the impact of technology on society make it an intellectual tour de force. This Penguin Classics deluxe edition features a specially designed cover by Frank Miller along with french claps and deckle-edged paper. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators."

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  • Paperback | 776 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 35.56mm | 907.18g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • New York, NYUnited States
  • English
  • Penguin Classics Deluxe ed.
  • 0143039946
  • 9780143039945
  • 33,610

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About Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon is the author of "V.," "The Crying of Lot 49," "Gravity's Rainbow," "Slow Learner," a collection of short stories, "Vineland," "Mason and Dixon" and, most recently, "Against the Day." He received the National Book Award for "Gravity's Rainbow" in 1974. Frank Miller is the author and illustrator of "Sin City" and the 1986 Batman comic "The Dark Knight Returns," which is regarded as a milestone in the superhero genre.

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