"This work may well stand as one of the very best works of the century." —Atlantic Review
Acclaimed writer Thomas Pynchon's wild, macabre tale of the twentieth century and of two men—one looking for something he has lost, the other with nothing much to lose—and "V.," the unknown woman of the title.
Praise For V.…
— Atlantic Review
"Filled with wild humor, inventive wordplay and a darkly imaginative power."
— Philadelphia Inquirer
"[A] brilliant and turbulent first novel."
— George Plimpton, New York Times Book Review
"[L]eaves the imagination spent and the mind reeling."
— New York Herald Tribune
Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 9780060930219, 560pp.
Publication Date: July 5, 2005
About the Author
Thomas Pynchon was born in 1937. His books include V, Gravity's Rainbow, Vineland, Mason & Dixon, Against the Day, Inherent Vice, and Bleeding Edge.