"It was too long!" I used to wail - but it's better than Pynchon's latest. He's trying to be Hunter S. Thompson, but his characters are so unbelievable in Inherent Vice. Against the Day's Yashmeen changes from scene to scene. Pynchon needs to study more real people. But I loved a lot of this book. I miss V....Continua
I'm a big fan of Pynchon, but this one was just a struggle to get through. Think it took me about 6 months. Maybe there was just too much happening: too many plot threads going on. Preferred Mason and Dixon to this one.