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The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles

A regular sleep pattern was worth sacrificing for this baby. This is a beautiful, ground-breaking novel that also broke my heart whilst at it. Will (possibly) change how you think about the Victorian novel, because the narrator apparently takes great pleasure in screwing with your mind. 455 more words


John Fowles' country parson

Most of the fictional Anglican clergymen in my little mini-series so far have been contemporary; that is, they are characters in stories set notionally in the present in which they were published. 462 more words

The Collector


The Collector
John Fowles
(Modern Classic)

What caused you to read the novel? What did you like about it?

My teacher recommended me to read this novel. 125 more words

Book Meetings

John Fowles

​The most important questions in life can never be answered by anyone except oneself. -John Fowles


Review:The French Lieutenants Woman by John Fowles

I read this book as part of the Book Riot Read Harder Challenge 2016 – #15 Read a book of historical fiction set before 1900. … 479 more words

Book Reviews

John Fowles

The silence was terrible then, as tense as a bridge about to break, a tower to fall; unendurable in its emotion, its truth bursting to be spoken. 13 more words


CR: The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles

I never thought that I’d say this, but I have discovered that there is something beautifully endearing about 18th Century literature. I know, tie me to a bookcase and shoot me, for  382 more words