The Cider House Rules

fiction by John Irving


First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is John Irving's sixth novel. Set in rural Maine in the first half of this century, it tells the story of Dr. Wilbur Larch - saint and obstetrician, founder and director of the orphanage in the town of St. Cloud's, ether addict and abortionist. It is also the story of Dr. Larch's favorite orphan, Homer Wells, who is never adopted.

First Published


Member Reviews Write your own review



Einer der schönsten Bücher, die ich je gelesen habe.

0 Responses posted in July
Log in to comment