Title The French Lieutenant's Woman
Publisher Boston Little Brown 1969
Seller ID 13868E
First Edition - American. Inscribed and signed by the author, John Fowles, to fellow writer, Wayne Warga. Inscribed: “Wayne Warga, With my fond best wishes and regret these are never met. John Fowles. Los Angeles, 17.xi.1969.” Very good lightly used copy with some slight dampstaining and fading to the cloth at the top and bottom of the spine and outer edges, with a 2” x 1 1/2” faint spot at the bottom edge of the rear board near the spine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with a few very slight rubbed spots and couple of very tiny edge nicks. The basis of the film starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons, with a screenplay by Harold Pinter. From the library of journalist and novelist Wayne Warga. The youngest editor at Life Magazine at age 25, Warga reported on John F. Kennedy's race for the Presidency, and went on to cover the Civil Rights movement for the magazine. For many years, Warga was one of the leading writers at the Los Angeles Times where he did in depth articles and features on writers and people in the arts. Later, Warga became a mystery novelist, creating three well-received bibliomysteries: Hardcover, Fatal Impressions, and Singapore Transfer, featuring Los Angeles rare book dealer, Jeffrey Dean.