The Crying of Lot 49
When Oedipa Maas is named as the executor of her late lover's will, she discovers that his estate is mysteriously connected with an underground organization.
The Crying of Lot 49 is the classic novel of conspiracy and self-knowledge by the legendary Thomas Pynchon, now available in an Olive Edition—a lower-priced small format edition with a hip and beautiful package design. The Crying of Lot 49 is the story of Oedipa Maas, a woman who finds herself enmeshed in a worldwide conspiracy, meets some extremely interesting characters, and attains a not inconsiderable amount of self knowledge.
"A portion of this novel was first published in Esquire magazine under the title: The world (this one), the flesh (Mrs. Oedipa Maas), and the testament of Pierce Inverarity. Another portion has appeared in Cavalier"--T.p. verso
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