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January 17, 2007

Tsernobyl

Filed under: General — basileios @ 7:43 am
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The Tsernobyl/Wormwood reference in page 784 is another element that gives an aura of the Apocalypse to the whole book. In a sense this eyeopening reference among hundreds similar hints is a key given to us by Pynchon in order to interpret Against the Day as an ‘apocalyptic’ (and rather mystical) book. I dig that.

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