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  • Published: 9 August 1996
  • ISBN: 9780099532613
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $14.99

The Crying Of Lot 49


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Oedipa Maas, recent heiress, enquires into the nature of her inheritance: trying to understand her own life and the motivation of her dead lover, she is led on am ambiguous trail of clues. The moment of revelation hovers on the horizon like a mirage. Pynchon's shortest novel, and one of his best.

  • Pub date: 9 August 1996
  • ISBN: 9780099532613
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Author

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, Against the Day, Inherent Vice and, most recently, Bleeding Edge. He received the National Book Award for Gravity's Rainbow in 1974.

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