Search Results : John Irving

Below are American writer and screenwriter John Irving’s favorite books.

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The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving

The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving “The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life l
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy The ne’er-do-well sire of a starving brood suddenly discovers a family connection to the aristocracy, and his selfish scheme to capitalize on t
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Fifth Business by Robertson Davies

Fifth Business by Robertson Davies Ramsay is a man twice born, a man who has returned from the hell of the battle-grave at Passchendaele in World War I decorated with the Victoria Cross and destined t
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The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass

The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass The Tin Drum, one of the great novels of the twentieth century, was published in Ralph Manheim’s outstanding translation in 1959. It became a runaway bestseller and cata
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Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin

Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp,
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The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy A cruel joke at a country fair goes too far when a drunken laborer auctions off his wife and child to the highest bidder. So begins The Mayor of Casterbridge,
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The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne First published in 1850, The Scarlet Letter is Nathaniel Hawthorne’s masterpiece and one of the greatest American novels. Its themes of sin, guilt, and
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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens In this unflaggingly suspenseful story of aspirations and moral redemption, humble, orphaned Pip, a ward of his short-tempered older sister and her husband, Joe
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Death in Venice by Thomas Mann

Death in Venice by Thomas Mann One of the most famous literary works of the 20th century, the novella “Death in Venice” embodies themes that preoccupied Thomas Mann (1875–1955) in much
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David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens ‘The most perfect of all the Dickens novels’ Virginia Woolf David Copperfield is the story of a young man’s adventures on his journey from an u
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Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert This exquisite novel tells the story of one of the most compelling heroines in modern literature–Emma Bovary. Unhappily married to a devoted, clumsy provincial
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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the B
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