14 Works Of Literature That Authors Regretted Publishing

Getty / Dimitrios Kambauris / ScribnerThe Paris Review asked her why she thought that fans with "powerful fantasies lives" would send her rewritten versions. They wanted the story to end happily. Proulx said that her characters are hers and she alone. She also stated that the attempts of her readers to change their lives or make them happier "just drives me crazy," particularly when they place Jack and Ennis above the themes.