The French Lieutenant's Woman

by John Fowles | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0451135989 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Caramae of Beneden-Leeuwen, Gelderland Netherlands on 9/18/2011
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Journal Entry 1 by Caramae from Beneden-Leeuwen, Gelderland Netherlands on Sunday, September 18, 2011
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0316291161, Paperback)
As part of Back Bay's ongoing effort to make the works of John Fowles available in uniform trade paperback editions, two major works in the Fowles canon are reissued to coincide with the publication of Wormholes, the author's long-awaited new collection of essays and occasional writings.
Perhaps the most beloved of Fowles's internationally bestselling works, The French Lieutenant's Woman is a feat of seductive storytelling that effectively invents anew the Victorian novel. "Filled with enchanting mysteries and magically erotic possibilities" (New York Times), the novel inspired the hugely successful 1981 film starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons and is today universally regarded as a modern classic.
In A Maggot, originally published in 1985, Fowles reaches back to the eighteenth century to offer readers a glimpse into the future. Time magazine called the result "hypnotic....A remarkable achievement. Part detective story, part crackling courtroom drama....An immensely rich and readable novel".

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0099478331, Paperback)
Of all John Fowles' novels The French Lieutenant's Woman received the most universal acclaim and today holds a very special place in the canon of post-war English literature. From the god-like stance of the nineteenth-century novelist that he both assumes and gently mocks, to the last detail of dress, idiom and manners, his book is an immaculate recreation of Victorian England. Not only is it the epic love story of two people of insight and imagination seeking escape from the cant and tyranny of their age, The French Lieutenant's Woman is also a brilliantly sustained allegory of the decline of the twentieth-century passion for freedom.

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451163753, Paperback)
Tells the story of Charles Smithson's infatuation with the unusual Sarah Woodruff, whilst being engaged to a young lady of a good family and a considerable dowry. The author re-creates the feel of a Victorian novel. He also wrote "The Collector" and "The Magus".

Journal Entry 2 by Caramae at Hawarden, Wales United Kingdom on Sunday, September 18, 2011

Released 10 yrs ago (9/19/2011 UTC) at Hawarden, Wales United Kingdom

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