Modlitwa za Owena
Publish date: 2003
Publisher: Prószyński i S-ka
Pages no: 632
Edition language: Polski
A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
I read this in the hopes that I could use it as a novel for a class read, but since I would be using this in my high school American Lit class, the profanity is prohibitive. A shame, really, because I enjoyed the character development and the gut-wrenching plot. At times I found the prose a bit too ...
Synopsis: "I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice—not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother's death, but because he is the reason I believe in God; I am a Christian because of Owen Meany." In the summ...
[Marilyn Monroe] was just like our whole country -- not quite young anymore, but not old either; a little breathless, very beautiful, maybe a little stupid, maybe a lot smarter than she seemed, and she was looking for soemtihng . . . She was never quite happy, she was always a little overwieght. She...
Great, but long read. Even with the length, Irving keeps you engaged. Liked how everything (practicing for the shot, Owen's voice, etc) was explained by his last act. Did not like how John ended up. Was not running from Vietnam as much as running from some rednecks.
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