Set internationally and spanning three decades, Daniel Martin is, among other things, an exploration of what it is to be English. Daniel is a screenwriter working in Hollywood, who finds himself dissatisfied with his career and with the person he has become. In a richly evoked narrative, Daniel travels home to reconcile with a dying friend, and also to visit his own forgotten past in an attempt to discover himself.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Romonko - LibraryThing
This is a book about middle-aged angst. The protagonist is Daniel Martin, and we catch up with him living in California. He's in his forties, and living with a twenty-something actress. Both are from ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - otterley - LibraryThing
I remember reading somewhere that this was John Fowles' difficult book. Having found most of his books rather tricky, that would explain why i've waited a long time before getting round to this one ... Read full review