The French Lieutenant's Woman
Perhaps the most beloved of John 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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PilgrimJess - LibraryThing
“We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words.” This book on the face of it, reads like a Victorian Gothic love story yet it was written in the 1960's and is a kind of ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - thebookmagpie - LibraryThing
I just did not even care a little bit. I was severely irritated by his choice of narrative voice, and I felt like I could "see" the structure of the novel more than I could engage with how this married into the plot/characterisation elements. I would read something else by him, though. Read full review