Thomas Pynchon writing noir detective novel

Against the DayThe Economist

Penguin Press has confirmed the publication of a new book by the reclusive writer. The novel is reportedly a noir detective story, about 400 pages long and set in the unrest of 1960s psychedelia. No title yet, but according to The LA Times, publication is set for August 2009.

Related links:
Thomas Pynchon on Google Books
LA Times: New Thomas Pynchon book on the way?

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