I have to admit...
Posted by Janette on August 29, 1998 at 01:17:09:
In response to Our Mutual Friend adaptation, written by Katie on August 29, 1998 at 00:26:51
] Does anyone else just love the way he describes Bella's 'mysterious disappearances' with John?
... that I don't, but then I'm not a real fan of Dickens' style, especially when he's being coy or sentimental, but I liked Bleak House, Little Dorrit, Nicholas Nickelby and Our Mutual Friend particularly, though I think I like the adaptation of the latter better than the book. It's hard to beat the atmosphere of the opening of OMF, and I think the adaptation did it very well. I haven't read David Copperfield, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities or Oliver Twist for about 30 years. Perhaps I should give them another go.
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