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John Irving

“Owen Meany believed that “coincidence” was a stupid, shallow refuge sought by stupid, shallow people who were unable to accept the fact that their lives were shaped by a terrifying and awesome design – more powerful and unstoppable than the Yankee Flyer. (a train)”


John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany
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A Prayer for Owen Meany A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
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