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7 edition of The Fourth Hand found in the catalog.

The Fourth Hand

by John Irving

  • 194 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9370545M
    ISBN 100345449347
    ISBN 109780345449344

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"The Fourth Hand" is somewhat interesting and entertaining, but certainly not on par with Irving's masterpieces. In the afterward, Irving explains that he wanted to write a comedy and a love story. He did. The first half of the book is a comedy, something like a slapstick Garp, and the second half is something of a ho-hum love by: 2.

The Fourth Hand, John Irivings bestseller, is the story of a talking head who works for a TV version of the National Enquirer. What is sordid, outrageous, and not really worthy of our attention is the stuff of the network for which Patrick Wallingford reports/5.

THE FOURTH HAND. A touch of the bizarre has always enlivened Irving's novels, and here he outdoes himself in spinning a grotesque incident into a dramatic story brimming with humor, sexual shenanigans and unexpected poignancy. The Fourth Hand asks an interesting question: “How can anyone identify a dream of the future?” The answer: “Destiny is not imaginable, except in dreams or to those in love.”While reporting a story from India, a New York television journalist has his left hand eaten by a lion; millions of TV viewers witness the accident.

In Boston, a renowned hand surgeon awaits the opportunity to 3/5(26). The Fourth Hand (book) “The Fourth Hand” by John Irving. This book, and even more so this author, came highly recommended to me from both Drew and Keith.

The Fourth Hand By JOHN IRVING Random House. Read the Review. The Lion Guy Imagine a young man on his way to a less-than-thirty-second event—the loss of his left hand, long before he reached middle age.

The Fourth Hand John Irving pp, Bloomsbury, £ Some years ago, I was living in Italy near Gore Vidal, working on a novel in which two characters discussed the existential theology of Kierkegaard over a passage of 20 or so pages.

Feeling uncertain, I asked Vidal if I could get away with such a scene. Although John Irving’s The Fourth Hand resembles his earlier novels in its treatment of the themes of family, marriage, love, sex, loss, and redemption, it differs from them in its relative brevity (about half the length of Irving’s other books) and in its style.

"The Fourth Hand" is somewhat interesting and entertaining, but certainly not on par with Irving's masterpieces. In the afterward, Irving explains that he wanted to write a comedy and a love story. He did. The first half of the book is a comedy, something like a slapstick Garp, and the second half is something of a ho-hum love story/5().

Don’t be fooled by The Fourth Hand. He’s still between novels. Pub Date: July 10th, ISBN: Page count: pp. Publisher: Random House.

Review Posted Online: May 20th, Kirkus Reviews Issue: May 1st, More Fiction & Literature > More Mystery Thriller > MORE BY JOHN IRVING. Fiction. AVENUE OF MYSTERIES.

by John. Two Thumbs Up for The Fourth Hand. Published by User, 16 years ago. As one of Irving's shortest novels, this is a speedy read, but don't mistake the brevity for lack of content.

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The Fourth Hand holds up well. The theme seems to run central to John Irving's writings, but there is a underlying force that pushes the main character forward towards a place that speaks of normalacy and a promise of a life worth living among the chaos that he has experienced throughout his life.

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