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Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow

Gravity’s Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon I read it. Cover to cover. I was 19 and people said it was a work of genius, so I gave it a go. Did I understand it? No. Was it pure hubris to think I … Continue reading

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Ellison’s Invisible Man

Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison It always feels a bit absurd to review a classic, especially one with the profound emotional and political resonance of Invisible Man. I could leave it at this – you need to read this book – … Continue reading

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