visión de conjunto:Críticas The best seller described as the kind of Ulysses which Joyce might have written if he had been a Boeing engineer with a fetish for quadrille paper (Irish Examiner)Pynchon’s masterpiece. (John Sutherland Guardian)Thomas Pynchon gives us 20th-century fiction's finest memento mori. (John Sutherland The Times)I read this at 19 or so and just thought like f*ck wow: this is the marker the pace-setter for the contemporary novel (Tom McCarthy author of 'C')Thomas Pynchon the greatest wildest and most infuriating author of his generation. (Ian Rankin Guardian) Reseña del editor Discover Thomas Pynchon’s brilliant writing in this postmodern literature classic. ‘The greatest wildest author of his generation’ GuardianWe could tell you the year is 1944 that the main character is called Tyrone Slothrop and that he has a problem because bombs are falling across Europe and crashing to the earth at the exact locations of his sexual conquests. But that doesn’t really begin to cover it. Reading this book is like falling down a rabbit hole into an outlandish sinister mysterious absurd compulsive netherworld. As The Financial Times said ‘you must forget earlier notions about life and letters and even the Novel.’ Forty years since its publication Gravity’s Rainbow has lost none of its power to enthral. Biografía del autor Thomas Pynchon was born in Long Island USA in 1937. He took a scholarship at Cornell University and studied Engineering before switching to study English. He has served in the United States Navy and worked as a technical writer at Boeing.Thomas Pynchon is the author of V. The Crying of Lot 49 Gravity's Rainbow SlowLearner a collection of short stories Vineland Mason & Dixon. Against the Day and most recently Inherent Vice. He received the national book award for Gravity's Rainbow in 1974.