Most widely held works about Thomas Pynchon
Most widely held works by Thomas Pynchon
Vineland by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
53 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 11 languages and held by 3,357 libraries worldwide
Follows the orbits of old acquaintances headed for a less than harmonic convergence in Northern California in 1984.
Gravity's rainbow by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
94 editions published between 1972 and 9999 in 8 languages and held by 3,218 libraries worldwide
An American Lieutenant stationed in London during the Blitz has a bizarre ability.
Mason & Dixon by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
38 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 3,010 libraries worldwide
The lives of two 18th century British astronomers who surveyed the boundary which settled a dispute between Maryland and Pennsylvania, and was later extended to become the boundary between free and slave states, the Mason-Dixon line. The novel describes their work in Africa and America, and traces their relationship. By the author of Vineland.
The crying of lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
118 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 14 languages and held by 2,583 libraries worldwide
When Oedipa Maas is named as the executor of her late lover's will, she discovers that his estate is mysteriously connected with an underground organization.
Against the day : [a novel by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
30 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,437 libraries worldwide
A tale spanning the years between the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and the end of World War I features characters who are caught up in such events as the labor troubles of Colorado, the Mexican revolution, and the heyday of silent-movie Hollywood.
V by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
122 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,326 libraries worldwide
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.
Inherent vice by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
28 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,165 libraries worldwide
Reluctantly investigating a kidnapping threat against his ex-girlfriend's billionaire beau, Doc Sportello tackles a bizarre tangle of nefarious characters before stumbling on a mysterious entity that may actually be a tax shelter for a dental group.
Slow learner : early stories by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
30 editions published between 1984 and 9999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,726 libraries worldwide
A collection of five stories written by the author between 1958 and 1964, four during the author's time in college, providing a glimpse into American life during the late fifties and early sixties.
Nineteen eighty-four : a novel by George Orwell ( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Portrays a terrifying vision of life in the future when a totalitarian government, considered a "Negative Utopia," watches over all citizens and directs all activities, becoming more powerful as time goes by.
Deadly sins ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Who among us has not enjoyed a sin or two? Sinners all, we've each been tempted! Here are eight renowned authors discoursing on their favorite transgressions.
Slow learner by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 152 libraries worldwide
The secret integration by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Mortality and mercy in Vienna by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Low-lands by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
The small rain by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
6 editions published between 1959 and 1984 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Gegen den Tag : Roman by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in German and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Entropy by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
9 editions published between 1957 and 1984 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
A journey into the mind of Watts by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1983 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Vente à la criée du lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in French and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Oedipa se trouve exécutrice testamentaire d'un magnat de l'immobilier dont l'empire est miné par un réseau clandestin.
Vice-caché by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Shasta, l'ancienne compagne du détective privé Doc Sportello, lui demande de l'aide car elle craint pour la vie de son amant, le milliardaire Mickey Wolfmann. Dans le même temps, Tariq Khalil qui appartient à un gang noir américain, demande à Doc Spotello de retrouver un ancien camarade de prison, Glen Charlock qui fait partie du service d'ordre de Mickey Wolfmann.
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