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Thomas Pynchon

The Crying of Lot 49


This short fable followed Pynchon's first novel "V." First published in 1966, it is a surreal comedy satirizing Californian life. Oedipa Maas, a recent heiress, pursues enquiries into the nature of her inheritance and the motivation of her dead lover and is led on an ambiguous trail of clues.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2000
Publisher: Vintage Books
Pages: 127
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780099532613
ISBN 10: 0099532611

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The Crying of Lot 49