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Review, Synopsis, and Summary of the Dystopian Novel “Bleeding Edge”

Thomas Pynchon’s novel Bleeding Edge is revolving around the incident of 9/11 in New York, the way it’s plotted and the whole game plot that changed the lives of the whole world after that incident. It’s a story of a detective trying to find out the real culprits, so she can help to stabilize the unsustainability of the economy, emotional trauma, political crises are going on, a detective tries to resolve this mystery so he can make his and other’s lifeless miserable. It’s a dystopian fiction novel which is based on detective theme and is worth reading if you’re a suspense reader.

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Author:                Thomas Pynchon

Genre: Dystopian / Science Fiction / Postmodern detective

Pages: 477

Goodreads Rating: 3.57 of 5

My Rating: 7 of 10 

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Synopsis and Summary of the Dystopian Novel Bleeding Edge.  

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Synopsis and Summary of the Dystopian Novel Bleeding Edge.

Maxine Tarnow who is an ex certified fraud examiner and also is the main lead of this story. She is a single mother of 2 young boys, living her life happily with them until one day she is approached by Reg Despard who asks her for her help in finding out the fraudulent acts happening at a computer security company named Hashslingrz.

Gabriel Ice who is the owner of Hashslingrz is the one behind all the financial fraud and scam and when Maxine tried to get into further depth of this case she finds out that he has connections with the Arab world and he is planning something fishy. She tries to find more details about his activities but Gabriel is certainly not so easy to catch.

She even heads to New Jersey to find more details about his plan but even there she struggles to find more details. During her visit to New Jersey, the incident of 9/11 occurs and things get really impossible to catch. But not just Maxine, Gabriel also runs into trouble and finds it difficult to hide his scam and connections This story truly a remarkable detective piece worth reading.

Final Say on the Dystopian Novel Bleeding Edge:

I have personally given this story a 7 out of 10  for the efforts of Thomas Pynchon in this novel. He has definitely taken this incident from a different perspective and showed the story conspired even before the actual incident happened. He has surely given no loop-holes and created this story quite well. However, this story is definitely not for young age people/minors or even if you have no interest in suspense and detective stories then you will probably have a difficult time reading it but if you like such stories then you will enjoy it a lot. Will, I read this novel again? Probably No, because I personally don’t enjoy fiction based on real-life incidents but its definitely a good one time read.

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