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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

"Science disembodies; art embodies."

“Science disembodies; art embodies.”

– John Fowles, English, novelist, writer


A Quick One | The Aristos & Me

When I rubbished The Collector, in this blog earlier in the year, I may have been doing novelist John Fowles a disservice – though I think it was I who came off worst. 1,073 more words

John Fowles

40. 'The Collector' by John Fowles

I have always believed that true horror is at its best when it involves ordinary people in realistic situations. For example, I think Misery as one of the best of Stephen King’s “horror” novels. 854 more words


From butterflies to persons.

The trophy for one of the creepiest books I’ve ever read goes to John Fowles’s The Collector.

The author created such a perfect sociopath character it’s unbelievable. 202 more words


My Reading and I

The day Harry Potter and the Cursed Child came out, a friend who sits next to me in class opened the book at the strike of the first hour bell, and by the time the third hour ended, she slapped the book close and declared, “Man, I don’t know why Rowling chose to write… 668 more words

Just Like That.