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Cider House Rules - John Irving
Cider House Rules
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3.83 15
Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 0553258001
Publisher: Bantam
Edition language: English
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Wortmagieblog rated it
3.0 An Detailreichtum unübertroffen
Homer Wells ist anders als die anderen Kinder im Waisenhaus von St. Cloud’s, denn er möchte nicht fort. Er versuchte mehrfach, eine neue Familie und ein neues Zuhause zu finden – ohne Erfolg. So kommt es, dass der Leiter des Waisenhauses, Dr. Wilbur Larch, Homer erlaubt zu bleiben und ihn unter sein...
The Lethal Librarian
The Lethal Librarian rated it
2.0 The Cider House Rules
I am going to be one of the few that didn't like this novel.If you like your books slow paced, filled with drug usage, illegal abortions, political preaching, lusting after someone else's woman, lies, lies and more lies this will be a great book. Of course this book is also filled with wonderfully ...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: The Cider House Rules
Russo. King. Rash. Updike. Doctorow. Irving. I'm beginning to notice a similarity amongst east coast writers (mostly from New England) who are usually male and born in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s. They like narratives. They like description. They like slow build up. And all of these likes show how much ...
Brenna M's Book Blog
Brenna M's Book Blog rated it
Hardcover, Large Print, 973 pagesPublished July 1st 2000 by Thorndike PressIBN13: 9780786226740I admit, I don't always read the book prior to seeing the movie. While I loved the movie, the book was definitely worth picking up to read. John Irving tends to write a longer novel, but I found he almost ...
kneubeck rated it
3.0 God's work and the Devil's work
Homer Wells is an orphan at St. Cloud's orphanage and he is happy there. He doesn't want to get adopted, he wants to be useful, so he helps out Dr Larch, the founder. He is in charge of the boys and of bringing babys into the world but also gives abortions. Homer is supposed to be Dr Larch's success...
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