Hopefully it'll be better than Martin Amis' myriad attempts at writing
I like Pynchon, especially THE CRYING OF LOT 49.
On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 12:09 PM, Allan Guthrie <email@example.com>wrote:
> There was some earlier talk on the list about Pynchon's forthcoming
> novel. Apologies if this is mainly old news but Cape have just acquired the
> UK rights and there's a bit in the Bookseller that might be of interest.
> " Set in 1960s Los Angeles, the novel is described as "part noir, part
> psychedelic romp, all Thomas Pynchon". Private eye Doc Sportello meets up
> with an ex-girlfriend who is plotting to kidnap a billionaire, which draws
> Sportello into a "bizarre tangle" with a cast of characters said to include
> surfers, hustlers, rockers and a murderous loan-shark, as well as "an
> with a swastika tattoo and fondness for [actress/singer] Ethel Merman." "
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