Unfinished. Perhaps calling for diminished excitement. Of which I am incapable in this instance. It is from the mind of David Foster Wallace. My copy is on the way shortly, the US version on the left, but unashamedly considering picking up the UK version on the right as well. I like them both but for different reasons. Expect that I cannot declare a favorite until I have read the contents. Will you be reading The Pale King? Do you have a preference in cover design?