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"Wonderful... a cathartic experience with lots of laughs and lots of deeper meanings." —The Washington Post Book World
Which wouldn't have bothered me too much, except most of the story lines don't end.
Ultimately, this just felt like what happens when a really smart person decides to write something as a way to experiment with and exhibit his own intellect.
I dived into this, meta cognizant of the fact that this book was A: Not infinite jest.
There’s a moment when attempting to convey something to someone who just does not get it that one simply keeps baptizing the person with an immense substance of whatever it is,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ignatius Slothrup
Stupid and way too long. Funny in places but not enough to make up for lack of any sense of story
I feel hoodwinked and scammed. Bad feeling. Waste of. Time
I absolutely loved this book. The characters are excellent. The setting is wonderfully absurd. The writing is excellent. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
the first quarter of the book was fun, then it turned into total molasses-city and i couldn't wait for it to end. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Stacey Shapiro
This is the author's masters thesis, post Amherst, I believe. The irony is that it is hard to be critical of such a well written piece when I cannot formulate a coherent review. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Tomenator
"Broom of the System" is a strikingly original novel by David Foster Wallace. It's amazing that Wallace originally wrote this as a part of his Master's program. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Rufus Burgess
While I enjoy the writing style, it's tough to keep up with such idiosyncratic names in an audiobook format. Also - whoever chose to blast surf rock at the end of each disk... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Wesley K. Long