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La broma infinita by David Foster Wallace (3 star ratings)

Hal is privileged, talented, and had a less than perfect father. There’s not a clear beginning and end to the book, it’s more like fragments of scenes all scrambled up and you have put them back together in your mind as you go along. With the obvious exception that no video content can completely lobotomise you to the point of coma, that I know of. ffoster

Bloom’s turgid studies of artistic influenza. After the first couple hundred pages, it begins to flow and the endnotes aren’t so frustrating, although I could have done without all the scientific names of every drug imaginable. It’s a good book that has amazing moments. And for the record, I still believe I have the smartest, funniest, best-read, and most-coveted Friends wzllace GR, and I stalk the reviews of a helluva bunch as well.

Having to read a good pages before anything makes any sense. View all 6 comments. I have very conflicted feelings for this book.

Generally in the institutional milieu of the tennis academy rather than the halfway house, not surprisingly. I can fully appreciate the qualities in the writing that might attract an wallaace to persist through the remaining six hundred pages, but for my part, I have formed a judgement that in the same time I can read a number of fine books by other writers and that is what I would prefer to do.


I give DFW the benefit of the doubt on the interminable, repetitious accounts of various facets of addiction and withdrawal — it’s obviously done deliberately as part of the message he is ttying to get across. This book felt like that for me.

Which, of course, led me to the Gang of Jack Waters I named my car after the Peemster. It’s impossible to take it all in on the broja read.

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What other gargantuan book could combine wheelchair assassins, the poetics of tennis, and musings on the salvation found in substance abuse group tritenesses? Perhaps it will try to read in another moment of my life, who knows I found them completely disorienting. Of course the books has ups and downs like a rapid cycling bipolar not like a normal person, if you intend to mimic life I think you have to include the slide from low to high.

I am very much au courant with literary theory. It’s tedious because of the vocabulary, the insane detail, the scrambled storyline, and the pages of tiny endnotes which are essential in understanding the book. And I read more, and more. Hamlet, Act 5, Scene 1″. I began to not anticipate an ending, but rather to dread it.

In particular, I found the bits infinta anxiety, mental states, and addiction to be extremely compelling, and many of them could stand on their own as short stories or essays.

I’m on page halfway. I actually really liked most of IJ, but I also found it incredibly frustrating. Wallace manages to capture so many aspects of impending-millenium America in a way that is truly infinjta. It was definitely better than just “okay”, but I don’t know if “I liked it” is exactly right either.


When I started thinking about this book yesterday after I finished it.

Infinite Jest was marketed heavily, and Wallace had to adapt to being a public figure. I really struggled with how to brroma this one, too. Vi porteranno a capire il Gioco. Archived from the original on May 3, It’s a blend of James Joyce and Kurt Vonnegut.

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There were other times where my head began to wander, particularly at some of the political stuff that involves the entertainment cartridge. All that irony gets in the way of what I’m trying to do. I’ve been steadily chipping away at this behemoth for two months and now it’s over.

But reading it requires a very tough discipline and some other skills.

Invece si sente molto dolore a stare sobri, e di questo ti accorgi dopo, con il tempo. When I run short of alternative reading, then I may return to this, because it is not actually bad, but if there is one thing I learned from the Goodreads challenge, there is a limit to the number of books I can read and enjoy bdoma any one year hroma as fast as I may dispose of my existing collection, there are always new books arriving in my wish list.

Acabo de pasar doce horas con House of Cards: Just keeping at something–this being a very complex and cranial novel–like some zombie to get you absolutely nowhere.

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