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Infinite Jest

Infinite Jest

A Novel -- 20th Anniversary Edition

This deluxe paperback edition–featuring flaps, new cover art, and a new foreword by Tom Bissell–celebrates the 20th anniversary of the original publication of Infinite Jest.

A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America set in an addicts’ halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to so dominate our lives; about how our desire for entertainment affects our need to connect with other people; and about what the pleasures we choose say about who we are. Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy, Infinite Jest bends every rule of fiction without sacrificing for a moment its own entertainment value. It is an exuberant, uniquely American exploration of the passions that make us human – and one of those rare books that renew the idea of what a novel can do.

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Genre: Fiction / Fiction / Literary

On Sale: February 23rd 2016

Price: $20 / $26 (CAD)

Page Count: 1104

ISBN-13: 9780316306058

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