Una novela crítica, divertida y reflexiva sobre la adicción, el consumismo y la soledad de la sociedad norteamericana, escrita con gran sabiduría y sentido del . Title: LA BROMA INFINITA. Publisher: LITERATURA RANDOM HOUSE. Binding: Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Book Condition: Nuevo. About this title. Infinite Jest is a novel by American writer David Foster Wallace. The novel is widely noted .. La broma infinita (in Spanish). Éditions de l’Olivier.

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I started with good will but gradually slowed down and became distracted, took time out to read first one different book, then another.

La broma infinita / Infinite Jest

He’s a very good author, and I think he was onto something. Fosrer who completes “Infinite Jest” automatically receives a medal. There take that haha! But a book like his, after getting through it, lla me to make some comment, even if no one will ever read it. Eschewing chronological plot development and straightforward resolution—a concern often mentioned in reviews—the novel supports a wide range of readings.

Infinite Jest and the science of mind”. Nonetheless, as of America still has an opioid abuse crisis and popular media has become more intrusive, pervasive, and febrile than depicted here.

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What do I even say about this? Here, they seemed sent solely to try you.

View all 4 comments. It’s impossible to take it all in on the first read. I’d like to know how easy the footnote navigation would be with this particular touchscreen Kindle. With only pages to go, I have to say that the entire Quebec liberation subplot seems like nothing more than an unmitigated waste of space, and a major fostr to this reader – a bizarre collection of weirdness and unfunny gags that interfere with advid remainder of the text, which is tautly written and much of which manages to be surprisingly moving.


It’s like straight out of Black Mirror or something. Those moments that could should? That pattern is also reproduced in the novel Ulyssesset in a realistic version of Dublin populated by a wide range of inhabitants, just as Infinite Jest is mostly in a realistic Boston with a varied population. So maybe that’s the way to read it – as a collection of riffs, some of which are transcendent.

When I started thinking about this book yesterday after I finished it. I have very conflicted feelings for this book. During the reading process, I happened to go to two Edinburgh International Book Festival events, one about dystopias and one about utopias.

Association for Computational Linguistics. Want to learn more about this item? Wallace is clearly a good writer. The back and forth between the school and the rehab embody a game of tennis emblematic “system” used to symbolize coming-of-age as well as the myriad needlepoint philosophies that go with it. He completed it during a period of sobriety that was insisted upon by its lead actress, Joelle Van Dyne. Just as Incandenza was obsessed with the making of “entertainment,” so most of the “cast of thousands” populating these pages suffer the effects or aftereffects of trauma or addiction, whether that be of a mental, physical, psychological, chemical or sexual nature.

I have no thoughts as of yet. Two months of my time, and all for naught?


La broma infinita

Beyond the ease with which one can look-up footnotes, consider the following: It’s a blend of James Joyce and Kurt Vonnegut. Lists with This Book. Well can you maintain? It’s up to us whether this escape is in small doses or if it suffocates us by becoming the only thing we live for.

I felt like what I got was at best a Nietzschesque aphorism. It felt like home. I davix even right now. As a novel, however, I think it’s a hugely ambitious, entertaining, sporadically brilliant failure.

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Pages to read 30 July to 5 August? Instead of being a relief from what it feels like to live. Noteworthy quotes 10 31 Jul 18, I learned that even after hundreds of pages a book can surprise you, I learned that even in the darkest moment of reading a book there can be moments of beauty and light.

I inflnita started Liking their reviews—taking that initial plunge into making my humble presence known. I found them completely disorienting. It has been categorized as an encyclopedic novel [2] and made Time magazine’s list of the best English-language novels published between and