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Beautiful December

Now, when the garden awaits the return of spring
Now, when the silence is deep and blue
Now, when the winter has cast her spell again
Beautiful December, Beautiful December

Here, where the snow is as soft as a woolly lamb
Here, where the nightfall is deep and blue,
Here, where the stars are so bright, you reach for them
Beautiful December, Beautiful December

Child, may you sleep in gentle peace tonight
Dream of songs that rise on silken wings!
When you wake, enchanted by the snowspun light
Sing the songs that came to you in dreams,
Your beautiful December dreams
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Does anyone know "Infinite Jest" ?

LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
Hey people, last days I have heard a lot about this book, so I'd like to know if anyone here knows it, what you think about it etc. ^^ I'm really thinking about read this one o/

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  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,131 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    I have no idea about it. But, I would like to know about this book.
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    I heard that the author memorised the whole Oxford English Dictionary I don't know if I can believe it but indeed it has a very elevated English as much as I could see, but I just read 2 pages lol @bubbli
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,131 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited August 2015
    Some information about Infinite Jest. :)

    Infinite Jest is a 1996 novel by David Foster Wallace. The lengthy and complex work takes place in a North American dystopia, centering on a junior tennis academy and a nearby substance-abuse recovery center. The novel touches on many topics, including addiction and recovery, family relationships, entertainment and advertising, film theory, United States-Canada relations (as well as Quebec separatism), and tennis. The novel includes 388 endnotes that cap almost a thousand pages of prose, which, together with its detailed fictional world, have led to its categorization as an encyclopedic novel.
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    The author is David Foster Wallace ^^
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,131 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Sounds really interesting. I am going to add it in my reading list. :)
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    edited August 2015
    Do you accept the challenge of start it these days @bubbli ? I'm up to do the same, we can share the trophy lol
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,131 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited August 2015
    Why not? fingers crossed!!!! @Luthien ;)
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    edited August 2015
    @bubbli Uuuu o/
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,131 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Luthien ;) No I will read and share my views with you. You are going to have a tough time with me. ;)
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    @bubbli it will be my entire pleasure ^^
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,131 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Luthien my whole/entire/complete pleasure. :)
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    edited August 2015
    @bubbli I dare you to bear more than one day talking to me, it will be hard lol
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,131 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Luthien No work today. So, I am thoroughly enjoying my time on this forum. :) :)
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    @bubbli Good luck
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    @bubbli I've just started the book ^^
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,131 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Luthien tell me your initial reviews so that I'll decide to read it or not. :)
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    @bubbli the book is definitely high English level, the story is profound and the author through the main character uses a kind of irony which gives a irresistible elegance to his writting ... ^^
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,131 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Luthien After finishing "The Painted House", I will definitely get it and read it.
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,131 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Michele Yes. It is interesting to take reading as a challenge. :)
  • kindgnicekindgnice LEO Motivator!!! Posts: 7,673 mod
    @Luthien: Thanks for sharing this book! :)
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