Inherent Vice

Thomas Pynchon, Author , read by Ron McLarty. Penguin Audio $39.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-14-314476-2

Pynchon's deceptively lighthearted stab at detective fiction is a lazy jog through the brambles of stoned late '60s Southern California, with a half-cocked private eye named Doc Sportello, who specializes more in meandering than actual investigating. Freaks and straights talk past each other, their meanings eluding all attempts at mutual comprehension, and Ron McLarty channels Doc's slurred mumble expertly and vividly brings to life the novel's sun-soaked, druggy ambience. A Penguin Press hardcover (Reviews, July 22). (Aug.)

Reviewed on: 09/28/2009
Release date: 08/01/2009
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