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LAST NIGHT IN TWISTED RIVER

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Irving's new doorstopper (Until I Find You, 2006, etc.) addresses a strong theme—the role accident plays in even the most carefully planned and managed lives—but doesn't always stick to the subject.His logjam of a narrative focuses on the life and times of Danny Baciagalupo, who navigates the roiling waters of growing up alongside his widowed father Dominic, a crippled logging-camp cook employed ... Read full review

Review: Last Night in Twisted River

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Harvey Freedenberg

John Irving's 12th novel is a shaggy, shambling, lovable bear of a book. Inspired in part by Bob Dylan's song “Tangled Up in Blue,” it is vintage Irving, stuffed to overflowing with a cast of memorable characters, dark humor, a surfeit of tragedy and loss, and enough love, sex and death to fill at least two or three less ambitious novels. Spanning half a century beginning in 1954, LAST NIGHT IN ... Read full review

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