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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.
Complex work of a neurotic American Dostoevsky. Lengthy and genius, but not for the casual reader. If you can stomach him, like later Joyce, you are in for a treat. Read morePublished 20 hours ago by kurt ling
Probably the most addictively entertaining book I've ever read.Published 2 days ago by Matt Harness
A difficult book, but well-worth reading and re-reading.
I had previously read David Foster Wallace's "A Supposedly Fun Thing I Will Never Do Again" and I wasn't... Read more
Put in the time with this book and you will fall in love. Wallace is a genius. I'm not worthy.Published 4 days ago by Amazon Customer
While I know I am in the minority, I realized a quarter of the way through that I could not stay with this gargantuan novel that appeared to me to be inspired by the author's self... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Henry Arthur
David Foster Wallace is truly one of the great writers of our time. It is so unfortunate that he is no longer with us. Read morePublished 9 days ago by David J. Billetdeaux
Hugely inventive. Hugely funny. And just plain huge. You'll learn a lot about tennis, drug and alcohol addiction, AA, linguistics, fatherhood, and a heck of a lot of other odd... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Perry Powell
I had high hopes for this author, based on third hand information from other writers who in retrospect I wasn't a fan of either. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Beatrix Warbucks