Owen Meany, the only child of a New Hampshire granite quarrier, believes he is God's instrument; he is.This is John Irving's most comic novel, yet Owen Meany is Mr. Irving's most heartbreaking character."Roomy, intelligent, exhilarating and darkly ...
comic...Dickensian in scope....Quite stunning and very ambitious."LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK REVIEW"John Irving is an abundantly and even joyfully talented storyteller."THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOKR EVIEW
Non do un voto perché purtroppo mi ha annoiata, nonostante l'indubbia bravura di Irving (ho adorato Le regole della casa del sidro). Forse non fa per me o forse non era il suo momento, chissà. Spunti interessanti ma annacquati in troppe, troppe
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When someone you love dies, and you're not expecting it, you don't lose her all at once; you lose her in pieces over a long time -the way the mail stops coming, and her scent fades from the pillows and even from the clothes in her closet and drawers.
..." Gradually, you accumulate the parts of her that are gone. Just when the day comes - when there's a particular missing part that overwhelms you with the feeling that she's gone, forever - there comes another day, and another specifically missing part.