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Wallace's stories present a world where the bizarre and the banal are interwoven and where hideous men appear in many different guises.
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Joyce had a plan and he stuck to it. All of his writing is suffused with unbearable acuity we associate with drugs or extreme meditative states. It's like breathing poisoned air.
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Some of the 'short stories' are mere snapshots of eponymous interviews of seemingly disturbed individuals, ranging from hippie youths who have devised Machiavellian plans to seduce and subsequently ditch women with Ararat sex pocketwatch necklace u horny grannies precision to adolescents with elaborate masturbation fantasies creepy enough to make you involuntarily shudder, while some are little snippets Wallaec merely detail the secret inner lives of certain individuals which always remain carefully concealed behind an ingeniously orchestrated charade.
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Sometimes while reading I was even tempted to flip a coin to decide whether he Sihgle being ironic or simply acknowledging some disturbing reality in a matter-of-fact tone. Ruled her, reduced and remade her. Even as an infant the power he wielded! I learned the bottomless greed of him.
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Of my son. Of arrogance past imagining. The regal greed and thoughtless disorder and mindless cruelty - the literal thoughtlessness of him. The 5 stars are probably a dead giveaway of my veritable moony-eyedness. Belying expectations the footnotes did not annoy.
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The infinite digressions merely served to intensify my fascination with the way DFW's mind worked. But can it be said that DFW left behind a body of work which can be given the label of 'proper literature'? The answer to the question depends on the way you choose to constrict your definition of 'proper literature' or whether you choose to constrict it at all.
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