Part 3 of Gravity's Rainbow begins with a set of references to the Eis-Heiligen, or "ice-saints," so called ironically because their feast days often coincide with the last frost days in a late spring. Unlike standard saints, their interventions for good cannot be relied upon.
How to Cite: Bohm, A . (2002) “The "Cold Sophie" of Gravity's Rainbow”, Pynchon Notes. doi: 10.16995/pn.75