"For a while, this book was nearing the four star category. That all came crashing down with Chapter 13. It retains two and a half stars because there are large parts of it that are very well written. John Fowles, clearly an intelligent and tale..."
"It gets 3 1/2 stars for two main reasons. First, I accept that some information is lost in translation but this is not a translation but a transliteration, which makes it even more dubious that I am getting the author's words and meanings rather ..."