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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Four. Against the Day

Chapter 54

Section 2 (769-771)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 54.2

Back at the beginning of their journey, though it lay only a short distance from Kashgar, near the village of Mingyol, and could sometimes be seen from odd angles looming in the distance, the great stone Arch known as the Tushuk Tash was considered impossible actually to get even by the local folks.

Against the Day, p. 769

Altai
54.2: 770 (the - range) Mountains/Around the World | Asia
Arch
54.2: 769 (- known as the Tushuk Tash) Constructions | Nature
Chinese
54.2: 770 Ethnicity/Around the World | China
Gothic
54.2: 770 (- arch) Architecture | Europe
Hassan
54.2: 769, 770 Figures | Asia
Kara Tagh
54.2: 770 (the - looked like a stone city) Mountains/Around the World | China
Kashgar
54.2: 769 Location/Around the World | Asia
Kirghiz
54.2: 770 Region/Around the World | Asia
Kit
54.2: 769, 770 Characters | The Traverse Family
Mahommed
54.2: 769 (Prophet -) Historical Persons | Religion
Mingyol
54.2: 769 (the village of -) Location/Around the World | Asia
Prance
54.2: 769 Last Name Characters | Halfcourt
Prophet
54.2: 769 Historical Persons | Religion
"Prophet's Gate"
54.2: 769 Constructions | Russia
Prophet's Gate
54.2: 770 (as "Gate") Constructions | Russia
Pyramids
54.2: 770 Building - Space | Egypt
Russian
54.2: 769 (notably the - [cartographers)) Nationality | Russia
Silk Road
54.2: 771 Geography/Around the World | Asia
still-luminous
54.2: 770 (- sky) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
the Doosra
54.2: 769 Characters | Asia
trail-fire
54.2: 770 (a - in the measureless twilight) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Tushuk Tash
54.2: 769 Location/Around the World | Russia