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Read online The French Lieutenant's Woman.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The French Lieutenant's Woman 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 a gentleman of independent means amp vaguely scientific bent his fianc e Ernestina Freeman a pretty heiress daughter of a wealthy amp pompous dry goods merchant amp Sarah Woodruff mysterious amp 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 amp gentleman s heart by John Fowles

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The French Lieutenant's Woman
Title:The French Lieutenant's Woman
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ISBN:0099478331
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Number of Pages:470
Category:Fiction, Classics, Historical fiction, Romance
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