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I did finish the book and found the last 75-100 pages better than the rest of the book.
Although a good story, the characters were not strong, The story was too predictable and the plot too long to develop.
Don't get me wrong, I like the Irving world, but this book just feels like a reshuffling of it.
Last night in twisted river tells the story of New England from the 1950s until recently. It is a family story, spanning four generations, featuring men, who, for one or another... Read morePublished 28 days ago by Jessie
While I love John Irving's novels, this one was just a bit too scattered, and jumped around too much without any reason. And as my college lit prof told me once... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Steven Wenzel
He made me know and understand every character, and every character's character. Not by describing them, but by telling me their stories, which were rich with detail. Read morePublished 1 month ago by bill trandum
Irving doesn't let you down. This is no exception. Terrific story. Read it more than once and it held up to the abuse of being lent out to others.Published 1 month ago by GingerH
I ADMIT IT! I am an Irving Junkie. I read this book when it first came out and think it is the best. Read morePublished 1 month ago by pat lorusso
Another in a long line of great John Irving novels. I could not help but care about the three main characters and their life struggles. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Bob Quinney
Many fans of Irving have expressed disappointment with this novel, and it has a relatively low rating. My take on it, however, is quite different. Read morePublished 3 months ago by RhodeIsland 1969
I guess I am a fan of John Irving's books, though I approach each one with reluctance. I'm not sure why that is the case; perhaps because they take a lot from the reader, e.g. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sioux Warfield