I am feeling kind of betrayed after having read this boook. One of my favourite authors is John Irving, and this book: "The Laments" is a pale copy of Irving's books. Another book that comes to mind, is "THe Corrections" by Jonathan Franzen. Ironically enough: the family in focus in Franzen's book is called Lambert.
My point is: "The Laments" is nothing new under the sun. It's a pale copy of...more