Daniel Martin

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Vintage, 2004 - Fiction - 704 pages
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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.

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User 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

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User 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

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About the author (2004)

John Fowles won international recognition with The Collector, his first published title, in 1963. He was immediately acclaimed as an outstandingly innovative writer of exceptional imaginative power. This reputation was confirmed with the appearance of his subsequent works including The Aristos, The Magus, The French Lieutenant's Woman, The Ebony Tower, Daniel Martin, Mantissa and A Maggot. John Fowles died in 2005.

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