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Gravity's Rainbow - Pynchon, Thomas
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Tyrone Slothrop, a GI in London in 1944, has a big problem. Whenever he gets an erection, a Blitz bomb hits. Slothrop gets excited, and then, as Thomas Pynchon puts it in his sibilant opening sentence, 'a screaming comes across the sky', heralding an angel of death, a V-2 rocket. Soon Tyrone is on the run from legions of bizarre enemies through the phantasmagoric horrors of Germany. Gravity's Rainbow is never a single story, but a proliferation of characters - Pirate Prentice, Teddy Bloat, Tantivy Mucker-Maffick, Saure ...

Gravity's Rainbow 2013, Vintage Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780099511755

Mass-market paperback

Gravity's Rainbow 1995, Penguin Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140188592

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Gravity's Rainbow 1995, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099533214

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Gravity's Rainbow 1991, Viking Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670348329


Gravity's Rainbow 1984, Bantam Books

ISBN-13: 9780553246841

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Gravity's Rainbow 1975, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330242813

New edition

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Gravity's Rainbow 1974, Bantam Books

ISBN-13: 9780553147612

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Gravity's Rainbow 1973, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780670003747

Trade paperback