Infinite Jest

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Infinite Jest

Postby minicat » Tue Dec 02, 2008 12:14 pm

So ... I just finished reading it.

Pretty weird.

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Re: Infinite Jest

Postby I_Am_Before_Names » Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:51 pm

I'm on my second read of this abomination. I still have my notes from last time so I can keep track of the five W's

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Re: Infinite Jest

Postby lolagirl » Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:27 am

I tried - but could not make it through.

I read a lot, usually a few books at a time - so I'm always putting one book down and picking up another. Every time I went back to Infinite Jest I couldn't remember what I was reading about. When I realized that I just didn't give a shit about anything in the book, and thought the writing style was poor, there didn't seem to be any reason to continue on.

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Re: Infinite Jest

Postby workboy7 » Wed Apr 06, 2011 10:53 pm

lolagirl wrote:I tried - but could not make it through.

I read a lot, usually a few books at a time - so I'm always putting one book down and picking up another. Every time I went back to Infinite Jest I couldn't remember what I was reading about. When I realized that I just didn't give a shit about anything in the book, and thought the writing style was poor, there didn't seem to be any reason to continue on.


I have never agreed with every single word, in exactly the same organisation, as this one. I agree lolagirl, totally and completely...


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