The Broom of the System

The Broom of the System

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By (author) David Foster Wallace

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  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Format: Paperback | 467 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 196mm x 36mm | 440g
  • Publication date: 29 June 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0143116932
  • ISBN 13: 9780143116936
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 91,640

Product description

The "dazzling, exhilarating" ("San Francisco Chronicle") debut novel from one of this century's most groundbreaking writers, "The Broom of the System" is an outlandishly funny and fiercely intelligent exploration of the paradoxes of language, storytelling, and reality.

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Author information

David Foster Wallace is the award-winning author of several short story and essay collections as well as two novels. Most recently, he is the author of the biography Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity.

Review quote

"Daring, hilarious... a zany picaresque adventure of contemporary America run amok." The New York Times"Wonderful... a cathartic experience with lots of laughs and lots of deeper meanings." The Washington Post Book World"