Gravity's Rainbow

Gravity’s Rainbow

  • ePub
  • ISBN 9781101594650
  • Penguin Press
  • Adult


Winner of the 1974 National Book Award

“A screaming comes across the sky. . .” A few months after the Germans’ secret V-2 rocket bombs begin falling on London, British Intelligence discovers that a map of the city pinpointing the sexual conquests of one Lieutenant Tyrone Slothrop, U.S. Army, corresponds identically to a map showing the V-2 impact sites. The implications of this discovery will launch Slothrop on an amazing journey across war-torn Europe, fleeing an international cabal of military-industrial superpowers, in search of the mysterious Rocket 00000, through a wildly comic extravaganza that has been hailed in The New Republic as “the most profound and accomplished American novel since the end of World War II.”  
Gravity's Rainbow

Gravity’s Rainbow

Thomas Pynchon


National Book Award – Winner


"Fantastic!… Fantastically large, complex, funny, perplexing, daring, and weird… If I were banished to the moon tomorrow and could take only five books along, this would have to be one of them." –Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times
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