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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

One. The Light over the Ranges

Chapter 10

Section 6 (113-118)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 10.6

The orders had arrived with the usual lack of ceremony or even common courtesy, by way of the Oyster Stew traditionally prepared each Thursday as the Plat du Jour by Miles Blundell, who, that morning, well before sunup, had visited the shellfish market in the teeming narrow lanes of the old town of Surabaya.

Against the Day, p. 113