Let Me Down Softly: Pynchon’s “Bleeding Edge”

J Edgar Mihelic
2 min readJun 21, 2022

I had this thing pre-ordered back in 2012. I was excited for a new Pynchon. And then I got a few pages in and gave up for whatever reason. That was a decade ago now.

I did pick it back up and went back at it. There’s not a lot of payoff.

It’s weird. If you like Pynchon, it has all the things you like.