The Resource The French lieutenant's woman, John Fowles

The French lieutenant's woman, John Fowles

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The French lieutenant's woman
Title
The French lieutenant's woman
Statement of responsibility
John Fowles
Title variation
French lieutenants woman
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The scene is the village of Lyme Regis on Dorset's Lyme Bay..."the largest bite from the underside of England's out-stretched southwestern leg." The major characters in the love-intrigue triangle are Charles Smithson, 32, a gentleman of independent means & vaguely scientific bent; his fiancě, Ernestina Freeman, a pretty heiress daughter of a wealthy & pompous dry goods merchant; & Sarah Woodruff, mysterious & fascinating...deserted after a brief affair with a French naval officer a short time before the story begins. Obsessed with an irresistible fascination for the enigmatic Sarah, Charles is hurtled by a moment of consummated lust to the brink of the existential void. Duty dictates that his engagement to Tina must be broken as he goes forth once again to seek the woman who has captured his Victorian soul & gentleman's heart
Member of
Summary
Charles Smithson, a conventional young scientist, breaks his proper Victorian engagement upon becoming involved with the devastating Sarah Woodruff, whom the townspeople have linked with scandal and forbidden pleasures
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Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
027994
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1926-2005
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fowles, John
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Paleontologists
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
The French lieutenant's woman, John Fowles
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1969
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
470 pages
Isbn
9780099478331
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780099478331
Label
The French lieutenant's woman, John Fowles
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1969
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
470 pages
Isbn
9780099478331
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780099478331

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