Written on: 15/09/2008 by Grasshoper (4 reviews written)
There is only one Irving. That why you will easily draw parallels between other books written by him. Nonetheless, the originality and his manner to write makes it absolutely readable. If you like his latest books, you should not miss "The World According to Grap" as he made his breakthrough with it. (read more)
Written on: 16/04/2004 by Kirsty 1 (15 reviews written)
John Irving, The World According to Garp Review:
Jenny Fields doesn't want a man. No. What Jenny Fields DOES want is sperm.
"My mother," Garp wrote, "was not romantically inclined."
Now this may seems like a conundrum for the less determined amongst us, but Jenny never suffered from lack of determination so she did what any sensible nurse in her position would do. She straddled a Vital Organ patient who was on his way to becoming an Absentee. He could only groan, what with having most of... (read more)
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