The Pynchon Reviews Roll Out

And it's not looking too pretty. The New York Times review begins:

Thomas Pynchon’s new novel, “Against the Day,” reads like the sort of imitation of a Thomas Pynchon novel that a dogged but ungainly fan of this author’s might have written on quaaludes. It is a humongous, bloated jigsaw puzzle of a story, pretentious without being provocative, elliptical without being illuminating, complicated without being rewardingly complex.

You can read the rest here.

Also see the New Yorker review.

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