This is the life and times of T. S. Garp, the bastard son of Jenny Fields--a feminist leader ahead of her times. This is the life and death of a famous mother and her almost-famous son; theirs is a world of sexual extremes--even of sexual assassinations. It is a novel rich with "lunacy
and sorrow"; yet the dark, violent events of the story do not undermine a comedy both ribald and robust.
Original title: The World According to Garp
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Humor
This work is excerpted in the following works :
Pension Grillparzer, the (1976) [Short Story]
Author: John Irving