In One Person by John Irving - review

In One Person by John Irving - review

Oslo : Norway | May 11, 2012 at 1:25 AM PDT
Source: The Guardian
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Clifford Harper/ Everyone's an actor, in an amateur-dramatic society whose prompter has fallen ill and whose audience comes only for the pleasure of hating the show and leaving at the interval...Something like this metatheatrical moral drives John Irving 's deeply enjoyable new... FULL ARTICLE AT The Guardian
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