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    • Vineland

    • By: Thomas Pynchon
    • Narrated by: Graham Winton
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    Vineland, a zone of blessed anarchy in Northern California, is the last refuge of hippiedom, a culture devastated by the sobriety epidemic, Reaganomics, and the Tube. Here, in an Orwellian 1984, Zoyd Wheeler and his daughter, Prairie, search for Prairie's long-lost mother, a '60s radical who ran off with a narc. 

    Regular price: £28.89

    • Against the Day

    • A Novel
    • By: Thomas Pynchon
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 53 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    This novel spans the period between the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and the years just after World War I. With a worldwide disaster looming just a few years ahead, it is a time of unrestrained corporate greed, false religiosity, moronic fecklessness, and evil intent in high places. No reference to the present day is intended or should be inferred.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Work of genius well told

    • By P on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £44.99