The World According to Garp?
Give me your suggestions on what Irving is trying to say using the book. How would you describe his style of writing in this novel? I just want to know what someone else thinks of the book.
Asked By: miles_away09 - 4/12/2008
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Although John Irving's first three novels were relatively well-received by the critics, he was basically unknown to the general public until The World According to Garp became an international bestseller when it was published in the United States in 1978. The novel features the memorably eccentric characters... More
Answered By: Librarian P.Johnson - 4/12/2008
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Irving's style is active, with use of satire, pathos, humor, drama, and good dialogue as well. His use of description isn't at all bad either. He achieves a terrific show of human resilience. There's a reason this has become a classic book.
Answered By: LJ K - 4/12/2008
Uh...well, as Louis Armstrong said: "If you have to ask, you'll never know."
Answered By: tonydal - 4/13/2008
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