Avenue of MysterieseBook - 2015
John Irving returns to the themes that established him as one of our most admired and beloved authors in this absorbing novel of fate and memory.As we grow olderђ́ؤmost of all, in what we remember and what we dreamђ́ؤwe live in the past. Sometimes, we live more vividly in the past than in the present. As an older man, Juan Diego will take a trip to the Philippines, but what travels with him are his dreams and memories; he is most alive in his childhood and early adolescence in Mexico. ђ́جAn aura of fate had marked him,ђ́ح John Irving writes, of Juan Diego. ђ́جThe chain of events, the links in our livesђ́ؤwhat leads us where weђ́ةre going, the courses we follow to our ends, what we donђ́ةt see coming, and what we doђ́ؤall this can be mysterious, or simply unseen, or even obvious.ђ́ح Avenue of Mysteries is the story of what happens to Juan Diego in the Philippines, where what happened to him in the pastђ́ؤin...
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