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John Fowles : a life in two worlds

Author: Eileen Warburton
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of twentieth-century author John Fowles, discussing his childhood, personal relationships, schooling, literary contributions, reclusive personality, vivid imagination, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Warburton, Eileen.
John Fowles.
New York : Viking, 2004
(OCoLC)607062440
Named Person: John Fowles; John Fowles; John Fowles
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eileen Warburton
ISBN: 0670032832 9780670032839
OCLC Number: 52178746
Description: 510 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Voices in the Garden: Leigh-on-Sea: 1926-1939 1 --
Chapter 2 The Greenness at the Heart of our Growth: Bedford, Devon: 1939-1944; Royal Marines: 1944-1946 21 --
Chapter 3 A Larger World: Oxford and Early Travels: 1947-1950 46 --
Chapter 4 In the Land of Illusions Infantiles: Poitiers: 1950-1951 71 --
Chapter 5 An Island and Greece: Spetsai and Spain: 1952 89 --
Chapter 6 Elizabeth and Roy: Greece: 1952-1953 109 --
Chapter 7 Anna: London, Oxford, Birmingham, Ashridge: 1953-1954 133 --
Chapter 8 The Lily and the Rose: Ashridge and London: 1953-1954 156 --
Chapter 9 The Waiting Room: Apprenticeship in Hampstead: 1954-1957 178 --
Chapter 10 A Writer Unpublished: Hampstead: 1957-1962 199 --
Chapter 11 Straight to the Top of Parnassus: London, Greece, New York: 1962-1963 223 --
Chapter 12 The Savage Eye: London, Hollywood: 1963-1965 244 --
Chapter 13 The Fox at Bay: Highgate: 1964-1965 262 --
Chapter 14 The Domaine: Underhill Farm: 1965-1968 279 --
Chapter 15 Cast Out: Belmont House: 1969-1971 306 --
Chapter 16 The Hedgehog: Belmont House: 1970-1974 331 --
Chapter 17 On the Island of Daniel Martin: Belmont and Other Islands: 1973-1977 356 --
Chapter 18 The Consolations of the Past: Lyme Regis: 1977-1981 381 --
Chapter 19 Here be Dragons: 1982-1990 407 --
Chapter 20 Tendresse: Domaine perdu and Afterward: 1990-2000 438.
Responsibility: Eileen Warburton.
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Chronicles the life of twentieth-century author John Fowles, discussing his childhood, personal relationships, schooling, literary contributions, reclusive personality, vivid imagination, and other related topics.

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