Review: In One Person by John Irving

In One Person by John Irving Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 18 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. Irving is known for his bold approach to sexuality and the social/familial “other.”  This latest is no exception to that well-established reputation.   Meet William Dean Abbott, a teenage boy with a speech impediment. …

Reviews: The Earlies, Part 6

To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf My first Woolf novel, and I'm a bit disappointed. The language is too flower, the characters undeveloped. It seems Woolf attempts to evoke feelings from her readers without providing the necessary information - she glazes over deaths and wars as if they're quite inconsequential. The prose is confusingly liquid…