Book List:17 titles

  • John Irving returns to the themes that established him as one of our most admired and beloved authors in this absorbing novel of fate and memory. In Avenue of Mysteries, Juan Diego -- a fourteen-year-old boy, who was born and grew up in Mexico -- ...


  • A compelling novel of desire, secrecy, and sexual identity, In One Person is a story of unfulfilled love -- tormented, funny, and affecting -- and an impassioned embrace of our sexual differences. Billy, the bisexual narrator and main character of In...


  • From the author of A Widow for One Year, A Prayer for Owen Meany and other acclaimed novels, comes a story of a father and a son -- fugitives in 20th-century North America. In 1954, in the cookhouse of a logging and sawmill settlement in norther...


  • When a child hears a noise in the night he gets up to investigate. He calls his father to help him and they work through all the things that the 'noise' could be, eventually realising that it is nothing to be scared of. An empowering book about over ...


  • Until I Find You is the story of the actor Jack Burns – his life, loves, celebrity and astonishing search for the truth about his parents. When he is four years old, Jack travels with his mother Alice, a tattoo artist, to several North Sea ports in...


  • #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKWhile reporting a story from India, New York journalist Patrick Wallingford inadvertently becomes his own headline when his left hand is eaten by a lion. In Boston, a renowned surgeon eagerly aw...



  • Here is a treat for John Irving addicts and a perfect introduction to his work for the uninitiated. To open this spirited collection, Irving explains how he became a writer. There follow six scintillating stories written over the last twenty years ...






  • 'The doctor was fated to go back to Bombay; he would keep returning again and again - if not forever, at least for as long as there were dwarves in the circus.' Born a Parsi in Bombay, sent to university and medical school in Vienna, Dr Farrokh Dar...


  • Owen Meany, the only child of a New Hampshire granite guarder, 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....


  • First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is John Irving's sixth novel. Set in rural Maine in the first half of this century, it tells the story of Dr. Wilbur Larch--saint and obstetrician, founder and director of the orphanage in the town of St...


  • Now available in eBook for the first time in Americathe New York Times bestselling saga of a most unusual family from the award-winning author of The World According to Garp. The first of my fathers illusions was that bears could survive the life ...


  • Millions have entered Garp's world . . . And loved it! Journey through four generations, across two continents with the astonishing family of T.S. Garp -- the famous bastard son of a belligerent mother -- who loves, lusts, labors, and triumphs in...


  • Sometimes they looked at each other, aroused half out of their minds by the thought that each had just been making love with another, and it would be enough to make them want to do it -- together - all over again. Well, almost enough . . . ...


  • His wife wants out. His mistress wants a baby. The underground filmmaker he works for wants to make a movie of his life: a documentary of failure. Bogus Trumper is a wayward knight- errant in the battle of the sexes, with only his weapon to blame. Hi...


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    Siggy and Hannes were disenchanted students and fellow conspirators. With their horny haunches astride a 700cc Royal Enfield motorcycle they roamed the Austrian countryside, living off the land and the landowners .. . joined on their journey by Galle...