The Crying of Lot 49 Summary
Thomas Pynchon

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The Crying of Lot 49 Overview

"The Crying of Lot 49" is a novel by Thomas Pynchon which revolves around Oedipa Maas's following up on her boyfriend's last will, which leads to discover the existence of secret groups and societies, as well as conspiracies. As such, "The Crying of Lot 49 deals with themes of communication, violence, and paranoia.

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