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9th July 2010 at 01:00

A superb satire with feeling which tackles the theme of addiction in its various forms in the context of turn-of-the-century North America, Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace is something of a metatextual tour de force. It weighs in at 1,079 pages and is written and structured in such a way that reading the book becomes an addiction in itself.

Dermot O'Lynn teaches at Newstart Education Centre, a cross community alternative education provider in West Belfast.

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