Der neue psychedelische Roman von Thomas Pynchon: L. A., Ende der sechziger Jahre, Augenarzt Doc Sportello weiss, daß Liebe nur ein Wort ist, so wie ein Trip oder Marijhuana....und es tauchen eine Menge Surfer, Rocker und Drogenbosse auf, und langsam kriecht die Paranoia durch den Nebel L. A.s. The legendary author of V and Gravity's Rainbow is back with a taut, psychedelic yarn, about the sixties, featuring private eye Doc Sportello...
'Very funny' Observer
It's the tail end of the psychedelic Sixties in L. A. Private eye Doc Sportello hasn't seen his ex-girlfriend in a while, when suddenly out of nowhere she shows up with a story about a plot to kidnap a billionaire land developer. It all spells trouble to Doc but before he knows it he is caught up in a bizarre tangle of motives and passions whose cast of characters includes surfers, hustlers, dopers and rockers, a murderous loan shark, a tenor sax player working undercover, an ex-con with a swastika tattoo, and a mysterious entity known as the Golden Fang.
' Inherent Vice works brilliantly as both a neon-lit neo-noir and as a psychedelic lament to the Sixties' Sunday Telegraph
'Dazzling...colourful and pleasurable' Financial Times
'Brilliant and brain boggling by turns' Daily Mail
'Hilarious and thought-provoking' London Review Books
" Hilarious and thought-provoking " London Review of Books
Part noir, part psychedelic romp, all Thomas Pynchon - private eye Doc Sportello comes, occasionally, out of a marijuana haze to watch the end of an era as free love slips away and paranoia creeps in with the L. A. fog. He is drawn into a bizarre tangle of motives whose cast of characters includes surfers, hustlers, dopers and rockers, a murderous loan shark, a sax player working undercover, an ex-con with a swastika tattoo and a fondness for Ethel Merman and a mysterious entity known as the Golden Fang, ...
Thomas Pynchon is the author of several novels.