Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me

Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me

By Richard Farina; Richard Fariina; Thomas Pynchon (Introduction by)

Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780140189308, 352pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 1996

Description
A witty, psychedelic, and telling novel of the 1960s
Richard Farina evokes the Sixties as precisely, wittily, and poignantly as F. Scott Fitzgerald captured the Jazz Age. The hero, Gnossus Pappadopoulis, weaves his way through the psychedelic landscape, encountering-among other things-mescaline, women, art, gluttony, falsehood, science, prayer, and, occasionally, truth.
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About the Author




Thomas Pynchon was born in 1937. His books include The Crying of Lot 49, Gravity's Rainbow, Vineland, and Mason & Dixon.