The Broom of the System

Author(s): David Foster Wallace

General Fiction

Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperback

Winner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books - 50 Covers competition

For the seventieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, the Penguin Orange Collection celebrates the heritage of Penguin's iconic book design with twelve influential American literary classics representing the breadth and diversity of the Penguin Classics library. These collectible editions are dressed in the iconic orange and white tri-band cover design, first created in 1935, while french flaps, high-quality paper, and striking cover illustrations provide the cutting-edge design treatment that is the signature of Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions today.

The Broom of the System

The "dazzling, exhilarating" (San Francisco Chronicle) debut novel from one of the most groundbreaking writers of his generation, The Broom of the System is an outlandishly funny and fiercely intelligent exploration of the paradoxes of language, storytelling, and reality.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780349109237
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Abacus
  • : August 1997
  • : 3.1 Centimeters X 12.9 Centimeters X 19.7 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 813/.54
  • : 480
  • : David Foster Wallace