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There are many reasons why novelists write, but they all have...

There are many reasons why novelists write, but they all have one thing in common – a need to create an alternative world. – John Fowles: http://dlvr.it/CNqSKJ

John Fowles

Rewriting the Past; Rewriting the Future

“You do not even think of your own past as quite real; you dress it up, you gild it or blacken it, censor it, tinker with it… fictionalize it, in a word, and put it away on a shelf – your book, your romanced autobiography. 289 more words


The Collector

An educational post… different, I know! This is one of my coursework essays from my English Literature A-Level. I have decided to post it because of all the time and hard work I put into writing it. 1,731 more words



David Tate is the pseudonym for a moderately unsuccessful writer from the UK. He is married and lives close to the pleasant resort town of Eastbourne. 707 more words


The Collector - John Fowles (1963)

I decided to do it this morning. I knew I had to do something extraordinary. To give myself a shock as well as him.

I arranged to have a bath. 142 more words

Perfumes In Literature

Follow the accident, fear the fixed plan——that is the rule.”