9780349121086

Infinite Jest

David Foster Wallace


Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9780349121086
Published: June 1997

Price: $27.99

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'A writer of virtuostic talents who can seemingly do anything' New York Times

'Wallace is a superb comedian of culture . . . his exuberance and intellectual impishness are a delight' James Woods, Guardian

'He induces the kind of laughter which, when read in bed with a sleeping partner, wakes said sleeping partner up . . . He's damn good' Nicholas Lezard, Guardian

'One of the best books about addiction and recovery to appear in recent memory' Sunday Times

Somewhere in the not-so-distant future the residents of Ennet House, a Boston halfway house for recovering addicts, and students at the nearby Enfield Tennis Academy are ensnared in the search for the master copy of INFINITE JEST, a movie said to be so dangerously entertaining its viewers become entranced and expire in a state of catatonic bliss . . .

'Wallace's exuberance and intellectual impishness are a delight, and he has deep things to say about the hollowness of contemporary American pleasure . . . sentences and whole pages are marvels of cosmic concentration . . . Wallace is a superb comedian of culture'
James Wood, GUARDIAN

Details
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN13: 9780349121086
  • Published: June 1997
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Number of pages: 1104
  • Width (mm): 131
  • Height (mm): 195
  • Depth (mm): 50
  • Weight (g): 740

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