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We are left little choice but to turn to things that reassure, comfort or divert us. So you wait, fingers crossed as he winds down, for the point. Waklace Kindle “X-ray” feature allows you to click on a character’s name and get a brief summary to refresh your recollection of the character or plot development. View all 18 comments. And don’t get me wrong – the book is studded with these absolutely awesome setpieces which leave you slackmouthed at DFW’s brilliance, passion, erudition, and way with language.

However, in spite of the fact that, yes, Jest does leave a bunch of loose ends and that, yes, I was moved to throw the book against the wall as a way of dealing with the sense of injustice at what I would then have called Foster Wallace’s abdication of his responsibilities to wallce audience I didn’t throw the book for fear that the impact of wallacee tome would simply have shattered my rare collection of antique porcelain mice I’m just kidding, I’m incredibly poor but seriously, the book is fucking enormousthat rage was calmed quickly by some ensuing thoughts: Foater there are some tangents that happen in the endnotes, innfinita book jumps around so much that sometimes you get lost and have to go back.


You can read why I came to this decision here. Wallace, and complaints about the size will be countered with like diagrams and equations.

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Actually, it’s comedic in a campy and ridiculous way. There are too many scenes to remember across this ten-book-sized book but coming straight from reading I can assert that Gately is rendered with explosive pain and cruelty during a pivotal fight scene, the incendiary flashbacks, and the drudgery-of-recovery scenes.

I can feel the both sides. The literary equivalent of chasing the magic dragon. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Hi, I’m a woman, get over it. In fact, often times reading this book was like trying to follow a conversation wherein all the participants have attention deficit disorder.

This book can change lives because it certainly changed mine. Cercate di vedere voi stessi nei vostri avversari.

infinits Page – the half-way mark! All books and narratives end, but the moments from this one just seem to stick with you now I’m just weeping uncontrollably; i’m so happy no one’s here to see this.

You will need three bookmarks for this book, one for where you are up to, another for the endnotes and the third for the timeline that sits around page For me, DFW didn’t live up to that responsibility.

This is I suppose an experimental novel, in which the author tests how long they can get away with disregarding such niceties as plot and character development in favour of hyper-detailed descriptions of horrifying events and deeply damaged people. I feel like I just ran head-on into the brick wall that is Infinite Jestand my head isn’t quite clear enough to figure out what I thought yet.

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Brad K Horner’s Blog Not being dystopian doesn’t automatically make a fictional world utopian, though. Quotes from La broma infinita. Sure, it might ha First of all, unlike many critics, this novel never struck me as a comedy of American culture.

Wallace uses ads of taboo items like depends undergarments and tucks medicated pads for setting the year. I am not at this moment feeling like my opinions on this book are being respected in the same way that I would prefer all opinions are respected.

I have very conflicted feelings for this book. I only wish this principle applied to my cooking.

La broma infinita by David Foster Wallace (3 star ratings)

Charles TavisMildred L. That is why satire in IJ is often in the guise of reductio ad absurdam or a contender for the Darwin awards http: And all of this while offering fresh holds for grappling with capital-T Truths and avoiding traps of sentimentalism and pedantry.

Okay, maybe I am a little bit. I would have found it impossible to read IJ, despite waplace appealing I find it, without the advantages offered by reading it on the Kindle.

I know he wrote books like Infinite Jest, had a rough life, died way too young at his own hand, and Infinite Jest, published intakes place sometime in the near future.