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“Inherent Vice” by Thomas Pynchon

Sax von Stroheim writes: Short enough and readable enough that I sailed through it, but I only ever semi-enjoyed it, and, looking back at it, overall, holistically, it’s a bit of a bummer. Pynchon’s Raymond Chandler/Philip K. Dick trip is … Continue reading

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“Blood Meridian,” a Western for People Who Hate Westerns

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This summer I read two wonderful novels,¬†Hombre and¬†Valdez is Coming, early Westerns written by the masterful Elmore Leonard. After finishing those books I decided it was time to tackle one of the Big Kahunas of the last … Continue reading

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