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The David Foster Wallace Reader By David Foster Wallace

The David Foster Wallace Reader by David Foster Wallace


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David Foster Wallace wrote the novels The Pale King, Infinite Jest, and The Broom of the System and three story collections. His nonfiction includes Consider the Lobster and A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again. He died in 2008. This is a selection of David Foster Wallace's work.

The David Foster Wallace Reader Summary

The David Foster Wallace Reader by David Foster Wallace

The David Foster Wallace Reader is a selection of David Foster Wallace's work, introducing readers to his humour, kindness, sweeping intellect and versatility as a writer.

A compilation from the one of the most original writers of our age, featuring:

* the very best of his fiction and non-fiction;
* previously unpublished writing
* and original contributions from 12 prominent authors and critics about his work

From classic short fiction to genre-defining reportage, this book is a must for new readers and confirmed David Foster Wallace fans alike'One of the most dazzling luminaries of contemporary American fiction' Sunday Times

'There are times, reading his work, when you get halfway through a sentence and gasp involuntarily, and for a second you feel lucky that there was, at least for a time, someone who could make sense like no other of what it is to be a human in our era' Daily Telegraph

'A prose magician, Mr. Wallace was capable of writing . . .about subjects from tennis to politics to lobsters, from the horrors of drug withdrawal to the small terrors of life aboard a luxury cruise ship, with humour and fervour and verve' Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

David Foster Wallace wrote the novels The Pale King, Infinite Jest, and The Broom of the System and three story collections. His nonfiction includes Consider the Lobster and A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again. He died in 2008.

The David Foster Wallace Reader Reviews

One of the most dazzling luminaries of contemporary American fiction * Sunday Times *
There are times, reading his work, when you get halfway through a sentence and gasp involuntarily, and for a second you feel lucky that there was, at least for a time, someone who could make sense like no other of what it is to be a human in our era * Daily Telegraph *
A prose magician, Mr Wallace was capable of writing . . . about subjects from tennis to politics to lobsters, from the horrors of drug withdrawal to the small terrors of life aboard a luxury cruise ship, with humour and fervour and verve -- Michiko Kakutani * The New York Times *
A heady reminder of why we got hooked in the first place * Daily Telegraph *

About David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace wrote the novels The Pale King, Infinite Jest and The Broom of the System and three story collections. His non-fiction includes Consider the Lobster and A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again. He died in 2008.

Additional information

GOR006341934
9780241145463
0241145465
The David Foster Wallace Reader by David Foster Wallace
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2014-11-06
976
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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