The Crying of Lot 49

The Crying of Lot 49

eBook - 2012
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The highly original satire about Oedipa Maas, a woman who finds herself enmeshed in a worldwide conspiracy, meets some extremely interesting characters and attains a not inconsiderable amount of self-knowledge.???
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Penguin Group US, 2012.
ISBN: 9781101594605
1101594608
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
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incomprehensible.

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elizali
Feb 15, 2018

This book accomplishes a mammoth amount in 150 pages. The entire movement is fluid and effortless in its shifts from sane to paranoia. This is a postmodern masterpiece. My favorite book in a long time.

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lukasevansherman
Feb 20, 2015

His best book.

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joliebergman
Apr 30, 2014

Not funny, not intersesting, the charactors deplorable, and the writing style irritating. I trudged through 26 pages, read the last paragraph on the last page (which informed me of what 'the crying of lot 49' meant), and called it quits.

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Dr_Robot
Jan 29, 2014

Kind of amazing... kind of surreal. It is a really challenging story but definitely worth it. It's engaging on several levels, with plenty of great lines and scenes for casual readers. And, if you put the work in to really try and understand it all, you sort of get to live Oedipa's mystery, as you try to break down your own mystery of what the heck this story's about.

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andymcg
Dec 11, 2013

This book was returned on Monday.

Sean Lapointe Jan 16, 2013

If you ejoy anything in the postmodern vein, this is definately a book for you. A little bizzarre and surreal, this novel left me wanting more.

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lilwordworm
Mar 11, 2011

References inside references wrapped in references. I’m not sure I got all the references. Not my cup of tea.

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