The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles

A regular sleep pattern was worth sacrificing for this baby. This is a beautiful, ground-breaking novel that also broke my heart whilst at it. Will (possibly) change how you think about the Victorian novel, because the narrator apparently takes great pleasure in screwing with your mind. It’s like a Victorian, romantic Kafka. The basic premise… Read More The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles

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Most of you probably think that I’m a recluse who lives surrounded by books and only ventures out for the occasional art gallery exhibition and theatre production, and in that sense, you’re very right. But I’m a person! I’m alive! I go to school! I have friends! Genuinely! You also probably don’t know that I… Read More Magazine

CR: The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles

I never thought that I’d say this, but I have discovered that there is something beautifully endearing about 18th Century literature. I know, tie me to a bookcase and shoot me, for I am enjoying Wuthering Heights. I decided to start The French Lieutenant’s Woman a couple of nights ago, when I was completely knackered and needed something… Read More CR: The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles