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The pale king : an unfinished novel

Author: David Foster Wallace
Publisher: London : Hamish Hamilton, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The character David Foster Wallace is introduced to the banal world of the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, and the host of strange people who work there, in a novel that was unfinished at the time of the author's death.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Foster Wallace
ISBN: 9780241144800 0241144809
OCLC Number: 729687079
Description: x, 547 p. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Pale king (The)
Responsibility: by David Foster Wallace.

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The agents at the IRS Regional Examination Centre in Peoria, Illinois, appear ordinary enough to newly arrived trainee David Foster Wallace. But as he immerses himself in a routine so tedious and  Read more...

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Achingly funny, nothing short of sublime Publishers Weekly Rich and substantial and alive ... Wallace's finest work as a novelist Time The Pale King contains what's sure to be some of the finest Read more...

 
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