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Against the Day

A Reading by Paul Nightingale

Paul Nightingale, a regular contributor to the pynchon-l discussion list, kindly granted permission to have his original - and wonderful - section-by-section readings of Against the Day published on this site.

Paul's blog, Schoenberg's Favourite Colour, contains interesting Pynchon (meta-)criticism.

The visitor can select all readings of a chapter at once, or s/he can select from the sections within the chapter. When using the second option, the items that have been listed in the Index to Against the Day are also shown.

  1. 1.1: 3-9
  2. 1.2: 10-20
  3. 1.3: 21-25
  4. 1.4: 26-35
  5. 1.5: 36-44
  6. 1.6: 45-56
  7. 1.7: 57-80
  8. 1.8: 81-97
  9. 1.9: 98-106
  10. 1.10: 107-118
  11. 2.11: 121-137
  12. 2.12: 138-148
  13. 2.13: 149-155
  14. 2.14: 156-170
  15. 2.15: 171-188
  16. 2.16: 189-198
  17. 2.17: 199-208
  18. 2.18: 209-218
  19. 2.19: 219-232
  20. 2.20: 233-242
  21. 2.21: 243-259
  22. 2.22: 260-272
  23. 2.23: 273-280
  24. 2.24: 281-295
  25. 2.25: 296-317
  26. 2.26: 318-335
  27. 2.27: 336-357
  28. 2.28: 358-373
  29. 2.29: 374-396
  30. 2.30: 397-405
  31. 2.31: 406-429
  32. 3.32: 431-448
  33. 3.33: 449-459
  34. 3.34: 460-471
  35. 3.35: 472-488
  36. 3.36: 489-504
  37. 3.37: 505-524
  38. 3.38: 525-547
  39. 3.39: 548-556
  40. 3.40: 557-567
  41. 3.41: 568-587
  42. 3.42: 588-604
  43. 3.43: 605-614
  44. 3.44: 615-636
  45. 3.45: 637-643
  46. 3.46: 644-651
  47. 3.47: 652-660
  48. 3.48: 661-677
  49. 3.49: 678-693
  50. 4.50: 697-711
  51. 4.51: 712-723
  52. 4.52: 724-747
  53. 4.53: 748-767
  54. 4.54: 768-778
  55. 4.55: 779-791
  56. 4.56: 792-805
  57. 4.57: 806-820
  58. 4.58: 821-848
  59. 4.59: 849-863
  60. 4.60: 864-891
  61. 4.61: 892-907
  62. 4.62: 908-918
  63. 4.63: 919-930
  64. 4.64: 931-975
  65. 4.65: 976-981
  66. 4.66: 982-999
  67. 4.67: 1000-1017
  68. 4.68: 1018-1039
  69. 4.69: 1040-1063
  70. 5.70: 1065-1085