|Setting Free the Bears (1968) [Novel]|
by John Irving
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It is 1967 and two Viennese university students want to liberate the Vienna Zoo, as was done after World War II. But their good intentions have both comic and gruesome consequences, in this first novel written by a twenty-five year old John Irving, already a master storyteller.
Original title: Setting Free the Bears
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction
- Dedication: "This book is for VIOLETTE and CO in memory of GEORGE"