A masterpiece from one of the great contemporary American writers. ‘A wonderful novel, full of energy and art, at once funny and heartbreaking…terrific’ WASHINGTON POSTAnniversary edition with a new afterword from the author. A worldwide bestseller since its publication, Irving’s classic is filled with stories inside stories about the life and times of T.
S. Garp, struggling writer and illegitimate son of Jenny Fields – an unlikely feminist heroine ahead of her time. Beautifully written, THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP is a powerfully compelling and compassionate coming-of-age novel that established John Irving as one of the most imaginative writers of his generation.