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John Irving

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People regard art too highly, and history not enough


— John Irving


#common-sense #history #art

ARE THEY ESPECIALLY WILD?


— John Irving


#humor

Newspapers are even worse for me than ice cream; headlines, and the big issues that generate the headlines, are pure fat.


— John Irving


#humor

The excitement of anticipation was *almost* equal to the thrill of lovemaking ...


— John Irving


#equality

Buster was queer as a cat fart.


— John Irving


#humor

Love was certainly not safe - not ever.


— John Irving


#love

don't worry - so what if there is no life after death? There is life after Garp, believe me.


— John Irving


#death

But who can distinguish between falling in love and imagining falling in love? Even genuinely falling in love is an act of the imagination.


— John Irving


#imagination

I you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.


— John Irving


#life #courage

I TRUST THAT GOD WILL HELP ME, BECAUSE WHAT I’M SUPPOSED TO DO LOOKS VERY HARD.


— John Irving


#god #faith






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Did you know about John Irving?

Irving achieved critical and popular acclaim after the international success of The World According to Garp in 1978. ) In addition to his novels he has also publiJohn Irvingd Trying to Save Piggy Sneed a collection of his writings including a brief memoir and unpubliJohn Irvingd short fiction My Movie Business an account of the protracted process of bringing The Cider House Rules to the big screen and The Imaginary Girlfriend a short memoir focusing on writing and wrestling. ) a main character dealing with an absent or unknown parent a main character who is involved in film making and unusual sexual relationships (and often what Irving as referred to as "sexual outsiders") such as incest bestiality or between young men and older women.

Five of his novels have been adapted to film. He won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay in 1999 for his script The Cider House Rules.

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