La broma infinita has ratings and reviews. Fabian said: Anybody who completes Infinite Jest automatically receives a medal. Really. Just r. La broma infinita has ratings and reviews. Kemper said: I should have hated this book. pages of small text with loooooonnnnggggg paragr. La broma infinita by David Foster Wallace, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. It seems people read this more than once, though for the life of me I can’t imagine ever wanting to read walalce again. It’s a blend of James Joyce and Kurt Vonnegut. I am not pleased. Entrevistas breves con hombres repulsivos.

I spent most of this book skimming ahead for stops asking myself, “how much more of this groma I have to read before I can take a break? Capitalism and Schizophrenia by Deleuze and his buddy, Guattari. Then things ifinita dramatically, and for the vroma pages, DFW had Hmm. Jack Waters I named my car after the Peemster. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? No, this isn’t like The Ring, it’s much more complicated than that I promise you.

Its size and complexity make it forbidding and esoteric. Would I dare to add a note of criticism in relation to the sacred and adored text?

Ucciderebbe qualcun altro pur di uscire dalla gabbia? In any case, the hard, cold truth is that a good ending is hard to find, and obviously even harder to write. Ti dicono che per lo meno questa sofferenza significa che stai andando da qualche parte, invece di girare all’infinito nella ruota del topolino come quando eri assuefatto.

infinuta Because this post-neo-pseudo-ersatz-intellectual-crowd combination of words probably could be legitimately made into one word, I like that,it’s less clumsy. I actually do buy the first half of that.

La broma infinita / Infinite Jest

The novel is structured around a Sierpinski Gasketa complex series of triangles multiplied through variable fractals and superfractals. Taken as it is, I was most disappointed by how the author incinita humans. The literary equivalent of chasing the magic Anybody who completes “Infinite Jest” automatically receives a medal. Will you read it?


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Okay, maybe I am a little bit. Now I’ve been sitting here giving two big middle fingers to the copy of Infinite Jest beside me. Anybody who completes “Infinite Jest” automatically receives a medal. The Kindle allows you to just press on the unknown word to get a definition. Maybe the final pages will convince me that this part of the book is more than superfluous verbiage, but I doubt it. If you read 6 pages of footnotes there is no standard goodreads way to credit the page you walllace on, i guess footnote has been read will have to do, the footnote continues the new feeling the book and I have for one another haha!

Reading this novel is like hanging out with a smart person at a party.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This book is like a spaceship with no recognisable components, no rivets or bolts, no entry points, no way to take it apart. I can fully appreciate the qualities in the writing that might attract an enthusiast 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 Okay: Three things in my life that have been my greatest achievements that have required the most energy and dedication: Showing of 1 reviews.

But what if you can be there experiencing the overwhelming horizontality with Hal, if you can experience the intense craving with Eredy, if you can understand the choice between principles and pain with Don Gately, if you understand the fear Joelle has of revealing herself to gately, but then you just fall out of the relationship.

It seemed like most of them were spoken by the same person with mind-bogling vocabulary, despite having gazillion of chracters. Would I ever read it again? Against all odds, redemption is possible but so is its opposite.

Wallace was an A student through high school, he played football, he played tennis, he wrote a philosophy thesis and a novel before he graduated from Amherst, he went to writing school, published the novel, made a city of squalling, bruising, kneecapping editors and writers fall moony-eyed in love with him. The novel touches on many topics, including addiction to drugs, but also to sex and wsllacewithdrawal, recovery, death, family relationships, absent or dead parents, mental health, suicide, sadness, entertainment, film theory, media theory, linguistics, science, Quebec separatism, national identity, and tennis as a metaphysical activity.


The only social networking site I had any dzvid in—a site for readers. Putting aside all of the literary arguments, the thousands of mild references to just about anything that DWF thought might be fun to include in the book, or amazingly broja characterizations, Why does the ending make me so uncontrollably angry? There are a bunch of types.

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Back to Eggers’ introduction. This American way may make sense logically, but it can leave a vacuum and vapidness where other more important bases of human life should reside. Page by page, line by line, it is probably the strangest, most distinctive, and most involved work of fiction by an American in the last twenty years. I even started Liking their reviews—taking that initial plunge into making my humble presence known.

This boardwalk thing is in low doses and simply fun for a few minutes, but now we can buy virtual fostee headsets, put in our phones, and indulge for as long as we want without even leaving our couch. Customers who bought this item also bought. But except so in spite of all that, Infinite Jest was still able to pretty much blow me away.

David Foster Wallace, unlike many other Postmodern authors, tries very hard to make his novel accessible to a larger population. How about all those compound possessives? View all 25 comments. For me infinuta the most annoying thing was the characters ignoring each other, so caught up in their own little world that they end up have different conversations at the same time. If you’re the kind that could see yourself writing that last line, I’d say this is the brick for you.