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Order Crying of Lot 49

This is the newly created Wiki for Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49. Besides using the Alphabetical Index and the page-by-page annotation, you can also take a look at The Crying of Lot 49 covers, read the reviews, or provide insights or observations.

How to Use this Wiki

There are two major ways to use this wiki. The first is the The Crying of Lot 49 Alphabetical Index, used to keep track of the myriad characters, real and imagined, as well as events, arcana, and lots of other stuff. The second is the Spoiler-Free Annotations by Page, which allows the reader to look up and contribute allusions and references while reading the book, in a convenient and spoiler-free manner. These two sections are so far almost entirely different, but we're working on integrating them.

Apart from those, it's up to you.

Alphabetical Index

Information on the characters, events, and everything else in The Crying of Lot 49, organized alphabetically:
The Crying of Lot 49 Alpha Guide
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Page by Page Annotations

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6

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