Dave Toxik wrote:
"The World According To Garp" has always held a place in my favorite novels since reading it when bed-ridden one day in my early teens. Polished it off in two days.
That's a big one for me, too...but the part where the family goes to live in Europe for a while almost kills it for me every time. [yawn]
Plus, I saw the movie before I read the book, so there's that.