Pynchon, Thomas, 1937-,

Gravity's rainbow / Thomas Pynchon. - London : Vintage Classic, 2013. - 902 pages ; 20 cm.

Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 1973.

Tyrone Slothrop, a GI in London in 1944, has a big problem. Whenever he gets an erection, a Blitz bomb hits. Slothrop gets excited, and then, "a screaming comes across the sky," heralding an angel of death, a V 2 rocket. Soon Tyrone is on the run from legions of bizarre enemies through the phantasmagoric horrors of Germany.

9780099511755 (paperback)


Rockets (Ordnance)--Fiction.
Premiers' Reading Challenge : 9-10.
World War, 1939-1945--Fiction.
Soldiers--Fiction.
Soldiers--Fiction.--United States
Americans--Europe--Fiction.


Europe--Fiction.
United States.

PS3566.Y55

813.54

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