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I suppose I can see why some people would like his work in general and this book in particular.
The imaginative writing style and laugh out loud humor transport me into the mind of a great and strange writer.
I think people are getting all riled up about the cohesiveness of the story because the book is 1000 pages long.
Your opinion of Infinite Jest is probably going to be colored by your opinion of David Foster Wallace as a writer and as a person. Read morePublished 8 days ago by John Milas
Surely not for everyone, but this is a major contemporary novel--long, dense, loosely structured, even plotless at times, but nonetheless the work of a major talent. Read morePublished 13 days ago by DeRossi
Intense, complicated book. Very much liked it but, I kept linking it to the tragic events to come.Published 15 days ago by Carolyn J. Morris
This book, has been rated or placed among the most influential of the past last middle century. It is indeed, a very astonishing and even shocking work. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Carlos Alejandro Molina
Do you remember the 90s? I sure do, but not fondly. Try as I might to make a case for the profundity of art that it produced, I must conclude, in retrospect that I was right from... Read morePublished 21 days ago by John A. Bailo
My gal pal and me are preparing for "The End of the Tour" movie release by reading the David Lipsky book (easy read) and reading Infinite Jest (more challenging). Read morePublished 24 days ago by NYC Oracle
Not your usual light fare, but highly absorbing. I find that I have to tackle it 30 to 50 pages at a time; then, rest. I'm enjoying the journey.Published 24 days ago by Miranda Joyce Childe
This book may be overrated. I don't think it is the greatest novel ever written. It can be very tedious in places. Read morePublished 26 days ago by N. Stanzione