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Infinite Jest

Narrated by: Sean Pratt
Length: 56 hrs and 11 mins
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Somewhere in the not-so-distant future the residents of Ennet House, a Boston halfway house for recovering addicts, and students at the nearby Enfield Tennis Academy are ensnared in the search for the master copy of Infinite Jest, a movie said to be so dangerously entertaining its viewers become entranced and expire in a state of catatonic bliss....

©2008 David Foster Wallace (P)2008 Hachette Audio UK

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"A writer of virtuostic talents who can seemingly do anything." (New York Times)

"Wallace is a superb comedian of culture...his exuberance and intellectual impishness are a delight" (James Woods, Guardian)

"One of the best books about addiction and recovery to appear in recent memory." (Sunday Times)

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Great Book, Great Performance, but no End Notes.

Infinite Jest is one of those books that a lot of people know of but have never read. So creating an audiobook version is a no-brainer. Partly since it makes the book more accessible and partly because it lets you enjoy the flow of Wallace's prose. Add to that Sean Pratt does a fantastic job. But be warned: this audiobook has no End Notes. I understand it would be difficult to get them to work in audio format, but the version on Audible US has them, so why can't we? Please Audible, add the end notes, and then this would be perfect.

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