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Old 07-13-2017, 01:59 AM View Post #1 (Link) Lets talk about Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
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So I first heard of Infinite Jest two years ago, and its massive size made me curious. So I tried a crack at reading it and then gave it up within a few pages because its dense text and nonsense-like prose made my head spin. Shamefully, I admit that was the only book I ever "abandoned" because it was too difficult.

A few weeks ago with univerisity on the horizon I thought hey, I better have another crack at this. And this time I did manage to finish it, and I enjoyed several parts, but it remains one of the most confusing books I have ever read.

Has anyone else read it? If so, what do you think?

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