Consider the Lobster
Consider the Lobster
And Other Essays

Do lobsters feel pain? Did Franz Kafka have a funny bone? What is John Updike's deal, anyway? And what happens when adult video starlets meet their fans in person? David Foster Wallace answers these questions and more in essays that are also enthralling narrative adventures. Whether covering the three-ring circus of a vicious presidential race, plunging into the wars between dictionary writers, or confronting the World's Largest Lobster Cooker at the annual Maine Lobster Festival, Wallace projects a quality of thought that is uniquely his and a voice as powerful and distinct as any in American letters.

Title Consider the Lobster
Subtitle And Other Essays
Author David Foster Wallace
Publisher Back Bay Books
Title First Published 02 July 2007
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 352 p.
ISBN-10 0316013323
ISBN-13 9780316013321
Publication Date 02 July 2007
Main content page count 352
Weight 16 oz.

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