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Stephen M
Jan 21, 2013 Stephen M rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Those interested in a great authors' beginnings
Recommended to Stephen M by: Alex Ponzo
enyways=mah peeps sayin i red 2 much da dee eff dub but ah say tat i can neva red 2 much ah him and i can red whatevs u kow? example mah fav book [effinite gest:] ess dah best i wont red 5th times an i can neva red no buk afta an knot tink a hem, dee eff dub, an how much i luv him fur laiffe all da time u kow? example i will neva forget abut da gurrll wit tha hare an how much i luv da vice of dee eff dub an how he writs all laike mest up an weeeeeeurd but at da sam time kinda buitiful cause heh ...more
Benoit Lelievre
By far the most difficult and taxing Wallace book I've read so far (I've been told it's his most difficult, period). He said in interview that some stories in this anthology displayed his biggest weakness as a writer, that was to show off his skills and his culture. I have to agree. A few stories are beautiful, breathtaking even. I'm thinking here of "Lyndon" and "Here & There". I think it's the Wallace book you should read last. Ten years after the others and after reading Barth, Barteleme, ...more
Matt
Awesome collection of short stories.. the headline story is hilarious
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David Schneider
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Virginia
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Shelves: stories, dfw, postponed
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