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Lot 49

Lot 49

farce in one act

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Published by S. French in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesLot forty nine
Statementfrom the German of G. von Moser by W.J. Fisher
Series[French"s acting edition -- no. 2024], English and American drama of the nineteenth century, French"s acting edition -- no. 2024
ContributionsMoser, Gustav von, 1825-1903
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination20 p
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15157959M

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American Thomas Ruggles Pynchon’s satirical postmodernist novel The Crying of Lot 49 () involves a woman whose executor duties lead her on a trail full of mysteries and conspiracies. The book received a mixed response upon publication; however, it did win the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award.   The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon in EPUB, FB3, RTF download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().

The Crying of Lot 49 remains one of my favorite contemporary novels, but I cannot recommend the audiobook due to Mr. Wilson poor performance as the narrator. He reads like a machine, betraying absolutely no feeling for the work, basic sentance structure, or standard cadence of the English language. One of the first to anchor the alleyway, Lot 49 is a well-curated, reasonably priced store with ’50s- and ’60s-style furniture, and vintage-inspired art and gifts, like pillows with a paint-by-numbers theme from $ Credit: Peter DaSilva for The New York Times.


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London: Jonathan Cape, A near fine or better copy in a near fine, unclipped dust jacket. Book appears unread.

Faint toning to front panel, tiny closed tear and light rubbing to back panel.