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Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2011

    Missing "Host"

    Don't get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with David Foster Wallace's writing. In fact it is superb. I've given the nook book version of his essay collection only one star because it is missing probably one his most interesting pieces, "Host." Perhaps the reason is because the form is so strange and it couldn't be adapted to a nook book format. However, I don't buy this excuse. The hard copy is cheaper (online) and complete, so buy that one instead.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2007

    Where's the humor?

    I couldn't even finish the audio book. The lobster tale (sorry for the pun) and the 9/11 reminiscense were mildly amusing. By the third story I was numb and turned it off.

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