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Brief Interviews With Hideous Men
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Brief Interviews With Hideous Men (CD(s))

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In his startling and singular short story collection, David Foster Wallace nudges at the boundaries of fiction with inimitable wit and seductive intelligence. Among the stories are 'The Depressed Person', a dazzling and blackly humorous portrayal of a woman's mental state; 'Adult World', which reveals a woman's agonised consideration of her confusing sexual relationship with her husband; and 'Brief Interviews with Hideous Men', a dark, hilarious series of portraits of men whose fear of women renders them grotesque. Wallace's stories present a world where the bizarre and the banal are interwoven and where hideous men appear in many different guises. Thought-provoking and playful, this collection confirms David Foster Wallace as one of the most imaginative young writers around. Wallace delights in leftfield observation, mining the ironic, the surprising and the illuminating from every situation. His new collection will delight his growing number of fans, and provide a perfect introduction for new readers.

Fiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: Little, Brown & Company Publication Date: 05/11/2009 ISBN-13: 9781600247378  Details: Type: CD(s) Format: Audiobooks
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David Foster Wallace is the author of two novels; three story collections; and three nonfiction collections. He was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and numerous other awards. He died in September 2008.

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