Vox Hunt: Couldn’t Get Through It

Book: Show us a book you started reading but never finished.

I've tried. I brought it home for Christmas. I took a class for which it was assigned. I wrote a paper on an excerpt last year.

It is Enrique's favorite book: he's read it four times. But I'm stuck on page 141 of Gravity's Rainbow. I have not given up hope — I will finish it at some point.

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  1. i believe this book is commonly considered the most unfinished book. lots and lots of people get overwhelmed by the prose and just drop it. i myself only hit 70sumthin but i drop books all the time.

  2. If you're serious about wanting to finish the book, you might want to look into picking up a copy of Steven Weisenburger's "A Gravity's Rainbow Companion". It will clear up a lot of the obscure references and terminology that can make Pynchon a tough read. It certainly helped me.

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