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one of my favourites of all time

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-05-2020

i first read Garp as a teenager over 30 years ago. i loved it then and i love it now. A classic.

a mighty fine story teller

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-04-2019

There were moments when i cheered, lots of moments when i cried, and throughout i had goosebumps. I love audio books when it's the author reading the book. I feel like i ingest it more deeply. It's like listening to a friend tell a story, and Billy Jensen tells a mighty fine story.

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Can't get enough of John Irving

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-03-2017

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Definitely. John Irving always enages the reader/listener in such a way that when the book is over you almost grieve for it.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Lupe because she took no crap, and loved her brother enough to die for him

What about Armando Duran’s performance did you like?

He was able to change his voice only slightly and yet you could tell the characters apart, plus his Spanish accent was perfect.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When Lupe died... It's making me cry now just thinking about it.

Any additional comments?

John Irving is an amazing author. Please make audio versions of more of his back catalogue. The World According to Garp, and The Hotel New Hampshire at least. They are classics.