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Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
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Sep 12, 10

it was amazing
bookshelves: own-it, novels, fun
Recommended for: everyone
Read from July 07 to September 08, 2010 — I own a copy

** spoiler alert ** An incredible book. Deserves all the accolades and attention it's received. Deserves to be added to the "The Canon" of great literature that everyone should read.

My only problem with it is, call me old-fashioned, but I need more resolution. The ending was so sudden and left so much - virtually everything, in fact, hanging. Not a single subplot or character was "wrapped up". maybe that's the idea.
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Reading Progress

07/12/2010 page 200
19.0% "so far this is really great, though at times slow-going. i love that it has little satiric science-fictional background bits that are hilarious but they're only background, not part of the personal introspective spine of the story."
08/15/2010 page 710
66.0% "this has now progressed from "almost a chore to read" to "almost can't put it down""
09/10/2010 "finally done!"
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