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Week 50 - 2017

I get further and further behind schedule. This is going to be quick. Your feedback, as always, is encouraged. Week 50 covers December 11 – 17. 436 more words

What I Read

The French Lieutenant's Woman

John Fowles’ The French Lieutenant’s Woman is the sort of book that would-be novelists with beer and beards discuss in existential terms.

The woman of the title is Sarah Woodruff, a young English woman enamored of and jilted in 1867 by a Frenchman, whose whore locals in Lyme Regis assume her to be. 190 more words


'The Collector' by John Fowles

My Rating:       
Three out of five

‘The Collector’ should have been the perfect book for me. I love reading books that explore the relationship between a hostage and their captor, but it includes a lot more than the blurb suggests.  370 more words


Turnul de abanos - Part II

Inițial am vrut să vă povestesc despre cele patru nuvele în ordinea în care sunt prezentate în carte, apoi m-am gândit că ar fi mai interesant, poate, să fac un clasament al meu. 993 more words


Turnul de abanos - Part I

Cinci nuvele. Cinci subiecte. Un volum. Un autor. Îmi place să-l citesc pe Fowles, am apreciat “variațiunile”, cum le numește el însuși pe diverse teme. Cele cinci povestiri nu au nimic în comun sau poate doar o undă de mister subtil care plutește peste banalitățile cotidiene. 998 more words


Gaudeamus - Part I

După ce am petrecut mai multe ore la Gaudeamus, ne-am întors victorioase (eu și magie-ana) cu brațele pline de cărți. Mai jos primele șase:

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My window faces the south Part 2: John Fowles

If you have read Part One of this memoir, you will remember that my main aim was to move away from routine directing of South Today, working more and more on regional “opt out” features made at BBC South. 278 more words

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