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Infinite Jest

9 Ratings: 4.0


4 reviews about Infinite Jest
review by . January 08, 2011
Some writers work like sculptors, starting with a block of raw material and paring everything away that isn't part of the finished art so that what remains is a tautly-drawn image with no wasted words.\      David Foster Wallace was not one of those writers.       Infinite Jest is a massive outpouring of stream of consciousness that runs to over 1,000 pages, many with a single run-on sentence or unbroken paragraphs spanning pages.  There are …
Quick Tip by . July 23, 2010
This intricate novel explores a futuristic society, drugs, and tennis.
review by . July 08, 2010
This is a great novel comprised of entries from different characters with very different backgrounds and narrative styles that all weave in and out of each other to make some sort of wild mish-mash of information revolving around the themes of entertainment, addiction, responsibility, and what it is to live a satisfying human life.      At around 1100 pages, this heavyweight might be intimidating, but for no reason. It shouldn't be intimidating because it reads so well that …
Quick Tip by . July 03, 2010
very witty. shame about the author
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