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|Length: 607 pages||Word Wise: Enabled||Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled|
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Not his best novel. To much back and forth and somehow Irving failed to make me interested in the characters.Published 19 days ago by Ingibjörg Stefánsdóttir
Sorry Irving fans (like me), this isn't John's best writing--it's a contrived, self-conscious mess.Published 1 month ago by Grump
I found the textual references to the characters very clumsy and distracting. Pronouns would have worked fine and made it more readable.Published 1 month ago by C Kindlesnob
Another Irving classic, although this one is slight more plot-driven, but with the usual dose of humor mixed in with the thoughtfulness. Read morePublished 2 months ago by The Phrench Dude
Another great one by John Irving. Also, the most biographical, by his own admission.Published 2 months ago by BARRY J LERNER
I thoroughly enjoyed this engrossing book by Irving. I felt encompassed by the world he created, and enjoyed every minute I was a part of it. Absorbing, well developed read.Published 2 months ago by Vanessa Schroeder
Another modern day classic from John Irving. A fantastical tale of life in NE America at the end of the millennium. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Giles
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|Why is Kindle price more than Hardcover or Paperback?||
For what it's worth, today the Kindle price is down to $12.38 which is still more than it should be.
Oct 31, 2009 by Sara S. Pearce | See all 7 posts
|Hope it's better than the last one||
I didn't get a chance to read "Until I Find You" or "The Fourth Hand," but I heard they weren't that worthwhile. Maybe I'll read them, but not right now. The last book I read by Irving was "A Widow For One Year" and I actually liked that one. Not as good as A... Read More
Mar 4, 2009 by Wander | See all 11 posts
You can't, you can only give gift card for them to buy books at this time.
Dec 7, 2009 by JD | See all 2 posts
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I was about to purchase for future reading until I saw the price. For what's basically a single use, it's too expensive relative to the hardcover and other Kindle books. At least the hardcover could be shared or donated.
Oct 28, 2009 by John Mccooey | See all 3 posts
|Really just a curious question....||
Click on what is a "Vine Reader"
Oct 23, 2009 by Sara S. Pearce | See all 4 posts
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