[Epub] V. By Thomas Pynchon – Diclofenac16.us

V. Having Just Been Released From The Navy, Benny Profane Is Content To Lead A Slothful Existence With His Friends, Where The Only Real Ambition Is To Perfect The Art Of Schlemihlhood, Or Being A Dupe, And Where Responsibility Is A Dirty Word Among His Pals Called The Whole Sick Crew Is Slab, An Artist Who Can T Seem To Paint Anything Other Than Cheese Danishes But Profane S Life Changes Dramatically When He Befriends Stencil, An Active Ambitious Young Man With An Intriguing Mission To Find Out The Identity Of A Woman Named V., Who Knew Stencil S Father During The War, But Who Suddenly And Mysteriously Disappeared.

[Epub] V.  By Thomas Pynchon – Diclofenac16.us
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 640 pages
  • V.
  • Thomas Pynchon
  • French
  • 21 September 2017
  • 2020418770

    10 thoughts on “[Epub] V. By Thomas Pynchon – Diclofenac16.us


  1. says:

    4.5 5Knowledge is a funny business Everyone pretends omniscience in the classroom, but god forbid you spout off like an intellectual outside of it And then you have the subculture of people making an effort to read Pynchon in public, and the other subcultures that amuse themselves at their expense The verdict seems to be know it all, but please, spare us from your efforts to prove it.I d sell my soul to write like this at the age of six and twenty There, I admitted to lack of know how when i 4.5 5Knowledge is a funny business Everyone pretends omniscience in the classroom, but god forbid you spout off like an intellectual outside of it And then you have the subculture of people making an effort to read Pynchon in public, and the other subcultures that amuse themselves at their expense The verdict seems to be know it all, but please, spare us from your efforts to prove it.I d sell my soul to write like this at the age of six and twenty There, I admitted to lack of know how when it comes to the realm of Pynchon Of course, the reference to souls might not be worth much coming from someone ...


  2. says:

    How Hard Can It Possibly Be V isn t so much a difficult novel to read it is after all just words, most of which are familiar as one in which it is sometimes hard to understand what is going on and why What does it mean Does it have to mean anything How does it all connect Ironically, if not intentionally, the inability to determine what and why, as well as who, is part of its design Pynchon mightn t want to answer all the questions he or life asks.However, that doesn t mean there isn t How Hard Can It Possibly Be V isn t so much a difficult novel to read it is after all just words, most of which are familiar as one in which it is sometimes hard to understand what is going on and why What does it mean Does it have to mean anything How does it all connect Ironically, if not...


  3. says:

    So I opted to tango oncewith Thomas The results are a mix of the same frustrations I had with the first 150 pages of Gravity s Rainbow dropped thereafter , and a newfound appreciation for the most famous maximilist s skill for writing sentences of incredible inventiveness, rhythm, and frenetic lunacy After 300 odd pages of this novel, the niggles new and old returned the introduction of innumerable madcap characters and their endless zing flinging dialogue in the same voice the overa So I opted to tango oncewith Thomas The results are a mix of the same frustrations I had with the first 150 pages of Gravity s Rainbow dropped thereafter , and a newfound appreciation for the most famous maximilist s skill for writing sentences of incredible inventiveness, rhythm, and frenetic lunacy After 300 odd pages of this novel, the niggles new and old returned the introduction of innumerable madcap characters and their endless zing flinging dialogue in the same voice the overabundance of plots and their incoherent seeming natures the constant battle to nail a lucid understanding of every third or fifth sentence the repea...


  4. says:

    I propose that the titular V is neither a person nor a place but a preposition.What, really, ispersonal than a first novel It s that all or nothing, balls to the wall debut effort that can either send a fledgling writer plummeting to dream shattering depths with an effort that falls flat for any number of reasons ...


  5. says:

    Say a man is no good for anything but jazzing around He ll go live in a cathouse, he ll jazz it all over town When I ve been reading V. I couldn t get out of dictionaries and encyclopedias the book is a carnival of words and ideas.People like anything gossip, rumours, hearsay, tall tales, myths the only thing they...


  6. says:

    A phrase it often happened when he was exhausted kept cycling round and round, preconsciously, just under the threshold of lip and tongue movement Events seem to be ordered into an ominous logic It repeated itself automatically and Stencil improved on it each time, placing emphasis on different words events seem seem to be ordered ominous logic pronouncing them differently, changing the tone of voice from sepulchral to jaunty round and round and round Events seem to ordered in A phrase it often happened when he was exhausted kept cycling round and round, preconsciously, just under the threshold of lip and tongue movement Events seem to be ordered into an ominous logic It repeated itself automatically and Stencil improved on it each time, placing emphasis on different words ...


  7. says:

    Thomas Pynchon twenty six years old first novel twenty six first novel twenty six Reads like The Adventures of Tintin on hallucinogens Full of great comic scenes mixed with political espionage and paranoia amidst philosophical comments on the nature of politics, religion, death, time, sexuality and war V. is undeniably complex and I can admit that there were moments of mind numbing confusion, but the book is so beautifully written that you just go for the ride It s a haunting a Thomas Pynchon twenty six years old first novel twenty six first novel twenty six Reads like The Adventures of Tintin on hallucinogens Full of great comic scenes mixed with political espionage and paranoia amidst philosophical comments on the nature of politics, religion, death, time, sexuality and war V. is undeniably complex and I can admit that there were moments of mind numbing confusion, but the book is so beautifully written that you just go for the ride It s a haunting and frequently hilarious postmodern satire V., t...


  8. says:

    Reading Thomas Pynchon s first novel is like plunging head first into a room with very little light As the novel progresses, Pynchon regulates that light sometimes letting the reader see very clearly, narratively speaking, and other times enveloping the reader into near darkness.The two main characters are discharged Naval officer Benny Profane the self described schlemiel and Stencil, the hunter of the elusive woman idea known only as V Though not exact opposites, their destinies do not int Reading Thomas Pynchon s first novel is like plunging head first into a room with very little light As the novel progresses, Pynchon regulates that light sometimes letting...


  9. says:

    It s a long distance from 1963 to 2009 The prior, V. s pub date The later, when I thought maybe I had found perhaps the Pynchon key in Inherent Vice I unlocked a bunch of great stuff with that key Fantastic stuff Stuff I dug Stuff I got lost in Against the Day The newest thing That one from the early 90s I m still waiting to see if it fits Mason Dixon Gravity s Rainbow is next, but I ve already done 2 3 of that one and know I don t need no damn key for it That key doesn t fit It s a long distance from 1963 to 2009 The prior, V. s pub date The later, when I thought maybe I had found perhaps the Pynchon key in Inherent Vice I unlocked a bunch of great stuff with that key Fantastic stuff Stuff I dug Stuff I got lost in Against the Day The newest thing That one from the early 90s I m still waiting to see if it fits Mason Dixon Gravity s Rainbow is next, but I ve already done 2 3 of that one and know I don t need no damn key for it That key doesn t fit V..Well, at least it didn t key it open in the kind of immediate manner a million candle Klieg might have brightened it up In other ...


  10. says:

    Ignore talk below of my previously setting this aside I am giving it try 2 and am enjoying it muchperhaps it s the timing it begins on Christmas Eve and the first chapters unfold during the week between Christmas and the new year

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