Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace, 1st/1st, 1996

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace, 1st/1st, 1996

£350.00Price

This is a very near fine copy of David Foster Wallace's 'Infinite Jest' in first US edition, first impression. Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1996. The dust jacket is in fine condition, with only minimal signs of shelf wear present- it has not been price clipped. The boards are free from chips and marks and are tightly bound to the spine. The text blocks are lightly worn, with blackening at the bottom corner- there are no signs of foxing or browning. Overall this is a very near fine copy. 

 

Infinite Jest is a novel by American writer David Foster Wallace. The novel has an unconventional narrative structure and includes hundreds of extensive endnotes, some with footnotes of their own. Categorized as an encyclopedic novel, Infinite Jest is featured in TIME magazine's list of the 100 best English-language novels published between 1923 and 2005.

A literary fiction bestseller after having sold 44,000 hardcover copies in its first year of publication the novel has since sold more than a million copies worldwide.