All Categories
    Filters
    Preferences
    Search

    Infinite Jest

    £9.99
    £12.99

    'Ambitious, accomplished, deeply humorous, brilliant and witty and moving. A literary sensation' Independent

    With a foreword by Dave Eggers

    ISBN: 9780349121086
    AuthorFoster Wallace, David
    PublisherNameLittle, Brown Book Group
    Pub Date05/06/1997
    BindingPaperback
    Pages1104

    'A writer of virtuostic talents who can seemingly do anything' New York Times

    'Wallace is a superb comedian of culture . . . his exuberance and intellectual impishness are a delight' James Wood, Guardian


    'He induces the kind of laughter which, when read in bed with a sleeping partner, wakes said sleeping partner up . . . He's damn good' Nicholas Lezard, Guardian


    'One of the best books about addiction and recovery to appear in recent memory'
    Sunday Times

    Somewhere in the not-so-distant future the residents of Ennet House, a Boston halfway house for recovering addicts, and students at the nearby Enfield Tennis Academy are ensnared in the search for the master copy of Infinite Jest, a movie said to be so dangerously entertaining its viewers become entranced and expire in a state of catatonic bliss . . .

    Write your own review
    *
    *
    • Bad
    • Excellent
    *
    *
    *
    *

    'A writer of virtuostic talents who can seemingly do anything' New York Times

    'Wallace is a superb comedian of culture . . . his exuberance and intellectual impishness are a delight' James Wood, Guardian


    'He induces the kind of laughter which, when read in bed with a sleeping partner, wakes said sleeping partner up . . . He's damn good' Nicholas Lezard, Guardian


    'One of the best books about addiction and recovery to appear in recent memory'
    Sunday Times

    Somewhere in the not-so-distant future the residents of Ennet House, a Boston halfway house for recovering addicts, and students at the nearby Enfield Tennis Academy are ensnared in the search for the master copy of Infinite Jest, a movie said to be so dangerously entertaining its viewers become entranced and expire in a state of catatonic bliss . . .