Did you hear the choirs of angels singing ca. 5:59 p.m.? This was why:
Now completed (by me). I thought that by page 981 (not counting the 100-or-so pages of footnotes) I would know something more about the characters and storylines. I can’t say I do. It wasn’t a bad way to spend months of my reading life, but it also doesn’t quite seem worth the effort I expended… I get that DFW is smart and entertaining and tricky. But as a story I can’t say I loved it. I wanted to love it, too. Sigh.