A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Categories: Fiction » Children

A Prayer for Owen Meany is an outstanding Christian mystic novel since O’Connor’s work. A tiny boy with a memorable voice and many other remarkable characteristics is growing up in a small New England


town during the 1950-60s. One day Owen Meany kills his friend’s mother by an accident. However, he strongly believes that he has a special holy mission and the God has chosen him to be his personal instrument, supposed to be redeemed by martyrdom. Readers can easily find a lot of symbols and things that refer to Irving’s life such as Owen himself who seems to be the reflection of Irving’s teacher. Being a perfect way of entertainment, Owen Meany is also full of deep philosophy.

A Prayer for Owen Meany
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Guest 7 months ago

I would be happy to if I could read the book. For at least 3 nights, it's frozen up, and with no pg numbers, I can't get to where I left off.

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