The Pale King

An Unfinished Novel

by David Foster Wallace

Hardcover, 548 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $27.99 | purchase

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The Pale King
An Unfinished Novel
David Foster Wallace

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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. By the author of Infinite Jest. 100,000 first printing.

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Late author David Foster Wallace's unfinished book, The Pale King, is the sequel to his 1996 novel, Infinite Jest. Giovanni Giovannetti/Effigie hide caption

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