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TheBookchemist

The Bookchemist

Literary Booktuber releasing book reviews, literary tops & charts and a variety of literary extravaganza. Especially fond of contemporary American fiction (read Infinite Jest, people!)
Gravity's Rainbow - Thomas Pynchon

As massively bleak, confusing, tricky, hostile and disgusting as it is, Gravity's Rainbow stands out as one of the most complete, majestic and ambitious books ever written, a masterpiece of narrative architecture, a feast of literary extravaganza, a black philosophical declaration on humankind and history. Had nuclear war actually broken out in the 70's, this would have been the perfect epitaph for our race.

Featured in my Top 5 Disturbing Novels: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE3O_YaI3gQ