In 1966 John Fowles and his first wife Elizabeth moved from London to a farmhouse near Lyme Regis on the Dorset coast. Two years later he moved to the town itself—a town with literary antecedents, because it was from the steps on Lyme Regis’s old stone pier known as the Cobb that Louisa Musgrove…
The French Lieutenant’s Diary
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‘The closest I come to meditating is sitting in front of a tumble dryer with a dead magazine.’
The Beacon & The Bane
‘In spite of my pining and missing, neither man seemed fully formed and I felt a little lonely in the presence of both.’