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    John Irving's characters are often uirky to say the least Normally they draw one in Irving's typical forays into the minds o

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    On John Irving I have six thoughts1 He always seems to have a discombobulated male as his central character Garp

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    For the standard that is John Irving this book was so disappointing I don't think he had much of a story and was depending on his characteristic literary traits to hold the story together but unfortunately it backfired and instead of sustain

  4. says:

    While at work on the massive tome that became Until I Find You John Irving took a break to work on the comedic and relatively short no

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    It pains me LITERALLY PAINS ME to give a John Irving novel anything less than 4 stars He is among my favorite living authors and I typically wholeheartedly enjoy the stories he tells and the vivid characters he creates But this one well it j

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    This story with all its unlikely characters and the attendant twists and turns has John Irving's mark all over it John Irving is with out a doubt my favorite living American writer It therefore comes as no surprise that I would find this book enjoyable For me the characters are believable and their stories come together

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    This novel follows the highlights and troughs in the life of Patrick Wallingford a journalist working for a trashy 24 hour TV news station Whilst covering a story in India he gets one of his hands bitten off by a circus lion A surgeon shows interest in trying a hand transplant and shortly after this Doris Clausen a newly widowed woman who sa

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    This is a really enjoyable and uick novel despite all the shitty reviews it got

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    I just finished reading John Ir

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    Ex Bookworm group reviewI mentioned in my review reminder that I was reading this book for the second time because I had read it on holiday and

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The Fourth Hand

While reporting a story from India New York journalist Patrick Wallingford inadvertently becomes his own headline when his left hand is eaten by a lion In Boston a renowned surgeon eagerly awaits t John Irving s characters are often uirky to say the least Normally they draw one in Irving s typical forays into the minds of the odd but believable individuals who populate his stories are usually irresistably intriguing I have often had a difficult time putting an Irving novel down This novel for some reason does not work The characters did not interest me and I neither liked nor disliked most of them The plot drags on I often considered putting the book down for good and not finishing it which is NOT like me once I get in very far Sorry for the short discussion but I disliked this book so much I would rather not think about it too long now For those who have not tried Irving don t judge him by this one I especially recommend A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY one of my all time favorites and THE CIDER HOUSE RULES

review The Fourth Hand

He opportunity to perform the nation's first hand transplant But what if the donor's widow demands visitation rights with the hand In answering this unexpected uestion John Irving has written a nov It pains me LITERALLY PAINS ME to give a John Irving novel anything less than 4 stars He is among my favorite living authors and I typically wholeheartedly enjoy the stories he tells and the vivid characters he creates But this one well it just fell flat for me I could not relate to or care about any of the characters the storyline was rather blah and while I truly truly love him Irving s writing STYLE and voice aren t visual music for me the way Nicole Krauss or Marianne Wiggins are so that couldn t save this book either Put all that together and I have to say that the book was just okay Honestly if it was written by someone other than JI I probably would have given it 3 stars but John I hold you to a higher standard

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El that is by turns brilliantly comic and emotionally moving offering a penetrating look at the power of second chances and the will to changeCover image by Larry Rostant Description from back cove This is a really enjoyable and uick novel despite all the shitty reviews it got

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  • 27 July 2019
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About the Author: John Irving

JOHN IRVING was born in Exeter New Hampshire in 1942 His first novel Setting Free the Bears was published in 1968 when he was twenty six He competed as a wrestler for twenty years and coached wrestling until he was forty seven Mr Irving has been nominated for a National Book Award three times—winning once in 1980 for his novel The World According to Garp He received an O Henry Award