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Against the Day Hardcover – 21 Nov 2006

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  • Hardcover: 1104 pages
  • Publisher: Jonathan Cape; 1st Edition edition (21 Nov. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0224080954
  • ISBN-13: 978-0224080958
  • Product Dimensions: 16.4 x 6.5 x 24 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars 23 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 630,860 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Unmistakably a masterpiece" -- Robert Murphy, Metro

"Heart-stopping felicities of description lurk around every
corner" -- Tim Martin, Independent on Sunday

This amazing writer continues to be amazing
-- London Review of Books

`Clever and inventive in a mad professor kind of
way...Intermittently warmed by paragraph-long sunbeams of iridescent
prose-poetry' -- Economist

`Funny, thought-provoking and exquisitely written, this is well worth the hours one must devote to it.'
-- Times

`Pynchon's enthralling ambitiousness and phenomenal imaginative
power remain undimished' -- The Sunday Times rev John Dugdale

`Pynchon's enthralling ambitiousness and phenomenal imaginative
power remain undimished' -- The Sunday Times rev John Dugdale

`door-stopping, continent-spanning, carnivalesque romp'
-- FT Fiction choice, Angel Gurria-Quintana

`review of reviews'
-- Sunday Telegraph

review. -- Private Eye

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Thomas Pynchon’s new novel, a vast epic spanning the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries, will be hailed as one of the great American novels of the twenty-first century.

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