• "A remarkable book"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Screwballs chase alligators in sewers in a chaotic and worlwide chase for V., while literary styles, brilliant and bizarre, chase each other"

    Books and Bookmen
  • "The book sails with majesty through caverns measureless to man. Few books haunt the waking or sleeping mind, but this is one"

  • "Mr Pynchton writes with enormous skill and virtuosity"

    Times Literary Supplement.