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Exceeded expectations -- got thru it in about a week -- not for everybody -- drunks and tennis players will find it easier going -- several laugh-out-loud moments.Published 2 days ago by Edward L. Jessee
one of the greatest novels i've ever read. though i will say, if you want to save yourself some headache, not to mention the aggrivation of carrying around a doorstopper of a... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Amazon Customer
If this is supposed to be David Foster Wallace's magnum opus, I can see now why he killed himself. OK, that is harsh--he was a brilliant man and I like reading his essays and... Read morePublished 9 days ago by J. Ellison
Less is more is a piece of advice that David Foster Wallace never received. Infinite Jest is a complex novel that centers around a peculiar family, most of whom are living at a... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Mark Phillips
The Great American novel. I wonder if I am ruined for each future book I read. It really is the best book that I have ever read, and I doubt if anyone can compete with... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Judith
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|Infinite Jest: 0... what's with the ": 0"?||
i'm wondering the same thing.
Sep 11, 2012 by Alicia Gifford | See all 5 posts
|Who is the "poor girl afraid to go to the postbox"?||
I think it may refer to Emily Dickinson, who was agoraphobic (a condition Wallace himself had).
Apr 15, 2009 by K Johnson | See all 5 posts
|Your favorite scene or "vignette" in Infinite Jest?||
I must admit, I loved the conversation between the US and Canada over trash dump in the north. I've lent the book to my mother so I'm a little fuzzy on what the exact circumstances were.
Mainly, "LOOK, WE'RE SWIMMING IN TERRITORY ALREADY, HAVE A LOOK AT AN ATLAS WHY DON'T YOU"
Jan 22, 2012 by K. Mann | See all 3 posts
|Are there no endnotes in the kindle version of Infinite Jest?||
The endnotes show up in the text as little superscript numbers. You use the 5-way controller on the Kindle to go to that line and place, and click it to read the endnote. Then you press the back button to get back to the main text.
On the iPhone/iPad/computer, you click or tap the number to go... Read More
Apr 20, 2011 by Jay Tamboli | See all 13 posts
|Insurance claim - was this first version of it?||
No, this story's been around in various forms for decades, if not more...
Sep 30, 2009 by Alex C. Knapik | See all 3 posts
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