The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles

Set in the Victorian era, the story revolves around a complex love triangle involving a gentleman engaged to a well-bred woman and his infatuation with a mysterious woman known as the French Lieutenant's Woman. This woman, shrouded in scandal and mystery, challenges the protagonist's conventional views of society and morality. The novel, known for its metafictional style, explores themes of freedom, responsibility, and the oppressive social norms of the time.

The 465th greatest book of all time


Published
1969
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
300-500
Words
192,000
Original Language
English

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