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Pure genius. Unlike anything I've ever read. He was one-of-a-kind.Published 55 minutes ago by Phil Joanou
An incredibly difficult read. Not just the length (1100 or something pages), but also because the chaotic style (non-U. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Stephen Smith
What a piece of crap! This guy is the worst writer ever. It's over 1,000 pages of garbage. Hated it.Published 3 days ago by Tom
There is one excellent book and possibly a couple of other good books all mashed into this heavy tome. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Pamela Farley Short
This is absolutely the best book I've ever read. I'm sure I'm going to read it again. You will likely need at least 2 bookmarks, and possibly a third, to be able to read it. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Scott Mitting
A wild, experimental text that, in its innovative form, reminds one of Ulysses. Yet, for all its obvious brilliance, the characters never quite seem human.Published 11 days ago by Abby
I am revisiting the review panel dedicated to Infinite Jest, some years after my first-and only till now-reading (I had written then a review on amazon UK), as I am at this moment... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Nikolaos Oikonomidis
This is definitely one of the best novels of American literature. Moreover, it's a world heritage, too. Superb work of a genius!Published 13 days ago by Vladislav
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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
|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 Goodman Tamboli | See all 12 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
|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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