From Our Editors
Thomas Pynchon is a colossus atop the American literary scene today. He started building this monument to himself with his first novel, V. It won the William Faulkner First Novel Award when released in 1963. A dark, imaginative and funny novel, it will stand for many years more.
From the Publisher
The wild, macabre tale of the twentieth century and of two men -- one looking for something he has lost, the other with nothing much to lose -- and "V.," the unknown woman of the title.