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Gravity's rainbow by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
209 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,492 libraries worldwide
An American Lieutenant stationed in London during the Blitz has a bizarre ability
The crying of lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
248 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 3,922 libraries worldwide
This is considered a postmodernist novel. The protagonist is a woman named Oedipa Maas who, when the novel begins, learns that her former boyfriend, the wealthy Pierce Inverarity, has died and designated her to be the executor of his enormous estate. Inverarity's assets include vast stretches of property, a significant stamp collection, and many shares in an aerospace corporation called Yoyodyne. As Oedipa goes through her late boyfriend's will, aided by a lawyer named Metzger who works for Inverarity's law firm, she learns about a series of secret societies and strange groups of people involved in a sort of renegade postal system called Tristero. [She leaves her husband and heads for Southern California.] She starts seeing ubiquitous cryptic diagrams of a simple horn, a symbol with a seemingly infinite number of meanings. Every clue she uncovers about Tristero and the horn leads haphazardly to another, like a brainstorm, or a free association of ideas. --A.J. at Amazon.com
Vineland by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
107 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 3,584 libraries worldwide
Follows the orbits of old acquaintances headed for a less than harmonic convergence in Northern California in 1984
Mason & Dixon by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
71 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,123 libraries worldwide
The lives of two 18th century British astronomers who surveyed the boundary which settled a dispute between Maryland and Pennsylvania, and was later extended to become the boundary between free and slave states, the Mason-Dixon line. The novel describes their work in Africa and America, and traces their relationship
V., a novel by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
221 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 3,105 libraries worldwide
Having just been released from the Navy, Benny Profane is content to lead a slothful existence with his friends, where the only real ambition is to perfect the art of "schlemihlhood," or being a dupe, and where "responsibility" is a dirty word. Among his pals--called the Whole Sick Crew--is Slab, an artist who can't seem to paint anything other than cheese danishes. But Profane's life changes dramatically when he befriends Stencil, an active ambitious young man with an intriguing mission--to find out the identity of a woman named V [Victoria Wren], who knew Stencil's father during the war, but who suddenly and mysteriously disappeared
Inherent vice by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
44 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,763 libraries worldwide
Reluctantly investigating a kidnapping threat against his ex-girlfriend's billionaire beau, Doc Sportello tackles a bizarre tangle of nefarious characters before stumbling on a mysterious entity that may actually be a tax shelter for a dental group
Bleeding edge by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
50 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,540 libraries worldwide
It is 2001 in New York City, in the lull between the dot-com collapse and the terrible events of September 11th. Maxine Tarnow runs a fraud investigation business on the Upper West Side. Since her license got pulled, she follows her own code of ethics. Otherwise, just your average Beretta-toting working mom. Then Maxine looks into the finances of a computer-security firm and its billionaire geek CEO, and things rapidly head downtown. (Bestseller)
Slow learner : early stories by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
58 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,794 libraries worldwide
A collection of five stories written by the author between 1958 and 1964, four during the author's time in college, providing a glimpse into American life during the late fifties and early sixties
1984 : a novel by George Orwell( Book )
23 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
Portrays a terrifying vision of life in the future when a totalitarian government, considered a "Negative Utopia," watches over all citizens and directs all activities, becoming more powerful as time goes by
Inherent vice by Thomas Pynchon( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
Doc Sportello is bewildered when an ex-girlfriend returns to recruit him in a plot to kidnap a wealthy construction executive. Soon, Sportello finds himself in the midst of a thrilling conspiracy with an undercover cop and a group of dentists who are swindling the IRS
Bleeding edge by Thomas Pynchon( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 541 libraries worldwide
It is 2001 in New York City, in the lull between the collapse of the dot-com boom and the terrible events of September 11th. Silicon Alley is a ghost town, Web 1.0 is having adolescent angst, Google has yet to IPO, Microsoft is still considered the Evil Empire. There may not be quite as much money around as there was at the height of the tech bubble, but there's no shortage of swindlers looking to grab a piece of what's left
Gravity's rainbow by Thomas Pynchon( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
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
1984 : a novel by George Orwell( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Satire on the possible horrors of a totalitarian regime in England in 1984
Against the day : a novel by Thomas Pynchon( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
After World War I, some of the people lived greedily, not knowing that disaster was heading their way
The crying of lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
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. Oedipa leaves her home and her husband and heads to Southern California to sort through Pierce's affairs. Pierce, however, did not intend for the job to be an easy one for Oedipa, and soon she becomes ensnared in a surreal, hilarious, and puzzling world-wide conspiracy centred around Pierce's strange business partners and dealings. 2005
The secret integration by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
9 editions published between 1964 and 1991 in English and Italian and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Mortality and mercy in Vienna by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
8 editions published between 1959 and 1991 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Low-lands by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Pynchon : a collection of critical essays by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Four postwar American novelists : Bellow, Mailer, Barth, and Pynchon by Frank D McConnell( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in Hungarian and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Pinchon, Tomas
Pinchon, Tomas 1937-
Pynchon, Thomas Ruggles 1937-
Pynchon, Thomas Ruggles 1937- Jr
Pynchon, Thomas Ruggles Jr. 1937-
Thomas Pynchon Amerikaans schrijver
Thomas Pynchon amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Thomas Pynchon amerikansk författare
Thomas Pynchon amerikansk skribent
Thomas Pynchon amerykański pisarz
Thomas Pynchon écrivain américain
Thomas Pynchon escritor estadounidense
Thomas Pynchon novel·lista estatunidenc
Thomas Pynchon novelista estadounidense
Thomas Pynchon novelistas norteamericanos
Thomas Pynchon romancier american
Thomas Pynchon scrittore statunitense
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Τόμας Πίντσον
Пинчон, Томас 1937-
Пинчон, Томас американский писатель
Томас Пинчон
Томас Пинчън
Томас Пінчон
תומאס פינצ'ון
תומאס פינצ'ון מחבר רומנים אמריקאי
توماس بينشون
توماس بينشون روائي أمريكي
توماس پینچن نویسنده آمریکایی
تھامس پنچن
थॉमस पिन्चन
ทอมัส พินชอน
토머스 핀천
핀천, 토마스 1937-
핀천, 토머스 1937-
トマス・ピンチョン
ピンチョン, T
ピンチョン, トマス
品钦, 托马斯
托马斯·品钦
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German (80)
Spanish (60)
French (46)
Italian (43)
Polish (15)
Russian (11)
Chinese (8)
Japanese (7)
Swedish (5)
Danish (4)
Korean (4)
Romanian (2)
Croatian (1)
Serbian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Dutch (1)
Hungarian (1)
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