The Mystery of Thomas Pynchon Leads Fans and Scholars on a Quest as Bizarre as His Plots   Leave a comment

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The Mystery of Thomas Pynchon Leads Fans and Scholars on a Quest as Bizarre as His Plots

People, January 29, 1990 Vol. 33 No. 4

All Pynchon novels have this in common: a hero on a quest who assembles scraps of information, hoping to make a picture of the whole cloth. Though it could hardly have been his intent, Pynchon’s passion for anonymity has given rise to a small army of seekers who behave exactly the same way—except that their quest is for Pynchon. They seize on every scrap of biographical information and sift through endless rumors:…

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Posted April 9, 2015 by Nadar in Thomas Pynchon

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