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Mantissa - John Fowles
Mantissa
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In Mantissa (1982), a novelist awakes in the hospital with amnesia -- and comes to believe that a beautiful female doctor is, in fact, his muse.
In Mantissa (1982), a novelist awakes in the hospital with amnesia -- and comes to believe that a beautiful female doctor is, in fact, his muse.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780316290272 (0316290270)
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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travelin
travelin rated it
3.0 Mantissa
"Mantissa" means essentially an unnecessary verbal addendum. Mildly amusing, mildly erotic, mildly neurotic. It mostly seems like the work of a dirty old man treading water, mildly undecided between putting sex or love, or some combination of the two, at the sole apex of life, while suspecting those...
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A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
2.0 Mantissa
[This note was made in 1983:]. John Fowles' Mantissa left me perplexed - not because I couldn't figure out that it's a novel about the creative process; that much stares you in the face - but because I can't quite put my finger on why it leaves a bad taste in my mouth (said she, madly mixing metapho...
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