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Der Besen im System - David Foster Wallace
Der Besen im System
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9783499237591 (3499237598)
Publisher: rororo
Pages no: 624
Edition language: Deutsch
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Kaethe rated it
5.0 The Broom of the System - David Foster Wallace
19891993Weird and wonderful. One of three novels that convinced me not to pursue an MFA. I couldn't be that funny, or strange, or creative, although I did dress like Lenore for a while, well, sometimes. 2016 It's never the same book twice. The book I read as a recent college grad, who was wonde...
The Bookchemist
The Bookchemist rated it
Dealing with contemporary entertainment, modern-days Western society, linguistic philosophy, interpersonal relationships and religious birds, The Broom of the System is one of those books you'll never forget, a novel that will stay in the back of your mind forever - going on teaching its lesson in s...
Infinite Joe
Infinite Joe rated it
5.0 The Broom of the System: A Novel (Penguin Ink) (The Penguin Ink Series)
Yes, apparently I'm infatuated with David Foster Wallace, who I say again writes like nobody I have ever read before, unless of course you count Thomas Pynchon, although Pynchon does it in a more opposite, uninteresting, and mind-numbingly drivel-ous sort of way, at least judging from Gravity's Rain...
Never Read Passively
Never Read Passively rated it
4.0 The Broom of the System
The best part of the book, and by telling you this, I am not really giving anything away, at least nothing that is pertinent to the plot of the book, is that there is a man-made black sand desert in Ohio, near Caldwell, Ohio, the Great Ohio Desert, where people go wandering, hiking, hiding, resolvin...
Amadan na Briona
Amadan na Briona rated it
2.0 The Broom of the System
I am not sure how to describe this... thing I read. David Foster Wallace was supposed to be some sort of sublime genius. I thought The Broom of the System was trying way too hard to be sublime and ingenuous, and while there were plenty of clever bits, it was clever bits and characters tossed around ...
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