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Most Helpful Favorable Review

28 out of 29 people found this review helpful.

Beautifully written!

I have only started this but already, I am having a hard time putting it down (for work, to eat!). It is beautifully written....the prose is descriptive & captivating, the story is excellent, and the characters are quirky & lovable.

posted by Steve2 on May 8, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

7 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

I usually love his books but I am about half way through and bec

I usually love his books but I am about half way through and becoming bored and will probably pick up another book to read and come back to this one (someday). As usual, the writing is great but the story is interesting for a while and then drags on for too many pages ...
I usually love his books but I am about half way through and becoming bored and will probably pick up another book to read and come back to this one (someday). As usual, the writing is great but the story is interesting for a while and then drags on for too many pages before it becomes interesting again. Instead of 400+ pages this could have been written in much less. This is a disappointment as in the past I could never put one of his books down.

posted by 3097160 on May 22, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2012

    Disappointing

    I have enjoyed Irving's previous novels very much. I put this one aside half way through. It is predictable, jumps all over the place, and frankly boring.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2012

    Save your money

    Boring and not worth the time or money.

    2 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 15, 2012

    I did not get very far in this book. It is sooo boring. Irving

    I did not get very far in this book. It is sooo boring. Irving seemed
    to go over the same point 20 times in 3 pages. I do not recommend.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2012

    Pethetick

    Why dose it cost $ when it is so stuped!?

    1 out of 28 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2014

    This ebook does not display well on Nook Color

    It is very distracting to read it when the letters and punctuation go right to the very edge of the page, nearly truncating the end and the beginning of every line.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2014

    Heard It Before

    I am a devoted Irving fan having had many years of terrific reading . But it came to an end with this book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2012

    Disapointed

    I'm a big John Irving fan. This is not his best work. He did his usual great job giving intimate views of the characters, you feel you actually know them. Too bad this was wasted on such an awful storyline. I agree with the other feviews, the storyline really drags and is boring. It was a chore more than a pleasure getting through this book. I would abvise avoiding this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 26, 2012

    don't bother

    Strange. Disappointing.

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  • Posted August 16, 2012

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    Just couldn't get into this.

    I really tried but could not get into this book. Got it b/c the reviews looked good. After about 70 pgs. I dumped it. Especially hate to do that with a hardcover I just bought.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 18, 2012

    Boring

    Shakespeare, wrestling and gay sex. How much more exciting can it get? Don't waste your money.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 17, 2012

    Intiguing turns to boredom

    I was excited to return to Irving's book from reading others... at 175 pages in, I'm not sure I'll be able to finish. Not interesting....he is just blithering and writing like someone with ADHD might think or talk. Too hard to follow and the book is not giving back like his others. I question whether it was edited. I would not buy again or advise another to purchase. Gave 1 star because cannot give 0.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted July 22, 2012

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    Posted November 28, 2012

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