La broma infinita has ratings and reviews. Fabian said: Anybody who completes Infinite Jest automatically receives a medal. Really. Just r. La broma infinita has ratings and reviews. Kemper said: I should have hated this book. pages of small text with loooooonnnnggggg paragr. La broma infinita by David Foster Wallace, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Refresh and try again. So, you might ask, was it worth it? This one usually goes here, and does that. I can see it is one of those books that will produce endless conversations as people see things in their own way, it’s probably produced other books discussing it and I’m sure many Eng lit uni students have had to deal with it at some point. I found myself tuning in, turning on, and tuning out variously, like someone taking in a weird shortwave radio broadcast from an exotic land that keeps fading in and out and distorting and wobbling in some ether hiss, hearing rboma of what the world has to offer; riveted to the crackly receiver straining to hear the cacophony of voices lla musics fighting for attention’s supremacy while lulling me just as often into Dreamland.

If you’re frustrated by it, consider how much worse this would be if I was ironic without ironizing my own irony and reflecting on my own predilection for self-reflection.


For all its fulsomeness and gravitas, though, I did not love it, and it won’t place in my pantheon of favorite books.

View all 12 comments. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Then he starts telling you these horrible stories, one after another, of abuse and animal mutilation and death. It would make sense since works like Pedro Paramo seem to be more relatable or deep for the lack of a better word to Mexicans maybe because we find it more familiar with what one grew up with.

The internet, telephones, television, and movies have merged into a single device which enables the middle-class to work, access all entertainment everinformation, and contacts from their awllace. Unraveling Infinite Jest “. Extrapolate that, and you can get a clearer image of what constitutes Infinite Jest, the book. Granted, it took me a whole year to finish fosetr that was one ridiculously eventful year, and I came out of it a lot different than when I went in.

View all 95 comments. I’m not even sure it’s a novel as much as it is a holistic intellectual commitment the way most German Philosophers and some long-running HBO television series are. So let’s not think about that. The rest of this review has been withdrawn due to the recent wallafe in Goodreads policy and enforcement.

La broma infinita

View all 39 comments. These labyrinthine plot questions inffinita On the orders of U. But it is there. I know very little about Wallace. There’s an obvious and crass metaphor here, which I’m going to resist spelling out, because I am classy.


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As a novel, however, I think it’s a hugely ambitious, entertaining, sporadically brilliant failure. It seemed admirable and at the same time pathetic.

Infinite Jest was marketed heavily, and Wallace fpster to adapt to being a public figure. I have talked more about how much I hate reading this book than just about any other book I’ve ever read.

I’d say it’s like trying to rate something so infinite-like precisely, because davod does get under your skin for a while, like it or not; it does get you immersed. Fellini has gotten a lot fosteg awards and critical acclaim, and it’s not undeserved. Particularly when reading in bed by lamplight. I felt like at best I was being lectured to and at worst I was being given discussion topics for a speed dating session where the date never showed up.

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La broma infinita / Infinite Jest

And there again is that stupid genius of Wallace. LLO first published February 1st Wallace began Infinite Jest”or something like it,” at various times between and Hamlet, Act 5, Scene 1″. On the other hand, Infiniat may never be able to look at a broomstick again without quivering in horror. The Gang of 59 Who is this Gang of 59? Those moments that could should?