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The World According To Garp - John Irving

The World According To Garp

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Published: November 1995
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'Like all extraordinary books, The World According to Garp defies synopsis', wrote the Chicago Sun Times when Garp was first published in 1978. It is a marvellous, important, permanent novel by a serious artist of remarkable powers. Garp is a book that captivates all who read it. Peopled with the most extraordinary characters you will ever meet, here is a novel that will make you laugh, make you weep, and, above all, make you think.

"Absolutely extraordinary...a roller-coaster ride that leaves one breathless, exhausted, elated and tearful" Los Angeles Times "A wonderful novel, full of energy and art, at once funny and heartbreaking. You know it is true. It is also terrific" The Washington Post "Like all great works of art, Irving's novel seems always to have been there, a diamond sleeping in the dark, chipped out at last for our enrichment and delight...As approachable as it is brilliant, Garp pulses with vital energy" Cosmopolitan "Like all extraordinary books, The World According to Garp defies synopsis" Chicago Sun Times

ISBN: 9780552992053
ISBN-10: 0552992054
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 576
Published: November 1995
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.8  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1