A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel
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
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - msaucier818 - LibraryThing
The Cider House Rules is one of my favorite books and I thought it well past time that I read another John Irving novel. I thought Meany was a very, very good book that I would give 4.5 stars. I just ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ChelleBearss - LibraryThing
I wish I could say that I enjoyed this novel more than I did. I liked the story itself and the characters but at over 600 pages it was just way too long. Irving probably could have cut out 200 pages ... Read full review