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Infinite Jest

Infinite Jest

Author: David Foster Wallace
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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

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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

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780349141923
  • : Little, Brown Book Group
  • : Abacus
  • : February 2016
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : April 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 1104
  • : David Foster Wallace