The French Lieutenant's Woman

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Vintage Classic, 2012 - Love stories - 518 pages
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Set in Lyme Regis in 1867, 'The French Lieutenant's Woman' tells the story of a woman wronged, depicted against an unrelenting Victorian England.

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User 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

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User 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

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About the author (2012)

John Fowles was born in England in 1926 and educated at Bedford School and Oxford University. John Fowles won international recognition with his first published title. THE COLLECTOR (1963). He was immediately acclaimed as an outstandingly innovative writer of exceptional imaginative power and this reputation was confirmed with the appearance of his subsequent works. John Fowles died in 2005.

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