The French Lieutenant's Woman

Paperback | September 1, 1998

byJohn Fowles

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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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Universally regarded as a contemporary classic, The French Lieutenant's Woman is a feat of seductive storytelling that effectively reinvents the Victorian novel. The basis of the successful 1981 film starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons, this is a rich and powerful story by one of the preeminent literary figures of our time.

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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 star...

John Fowles (1926-2005) was educated at Oxford and subsequently lectured in English at universities in Greece and the UK. The success of his first novel, The Collector, published in 1963, allowed him to devote all his time to writing. His books include the internationally acclaimed and bestselling novels The Magus, The French Lieutenan...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.32 inPublished:September 1, 1998Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316291161

ISBN - 13:9780316291163

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Universally regarded as a contemporary classic, The French Lieutenant's Woman is a feat of seductive storytelling that effectively reinvents the Victorian novel. The basis of the successful 1981 film starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons, this is a rich and powerful story by one of the preeminent literary figures of our time.