Publish date: 1996
Publisher: Zysk i S-ka
Pages no: 767
Edition language: Polski
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Literary Fiction
According to the author introduction, the book is one of his first and less favourite works. It is also derivative of a renowned French novel, although it basically reads like a young man's facile philosophizing most of the time. Fowles considers it unfortunate that this is also the favourite work o...
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet - It was my first encounter with David Mitchell although I have seen and loved the movie "Cloud Atlas" (I definitely have to read this novel). I can`t compare if Thousand Autumns is better or worse than Cloud Atlas, but I enjoyed it a lot. Writing style is quite...
I find myself caught between rant and rave. More rave, which is why I rated it so high, but enough wish to rant to withhold that fifth star. This is a strange book. In the Foreword to the 1978 Revised edition, Fowles said one title he considered was "The Godgame." A young Englishman, Nicholas Urfe, ...
David Thomas, David Moldawer recs (says basis for "The Game" movie)
Going to have to call this one "unfinished" and part ways with it. Found it much too wordy and with so many pages to go I was depressing myself with the effort I had to put into trying to forge on.