Originally Posted by archiguy
Oh, I dunno. The "revised" ending was pretty ambiguous too.
My memory might be foggy, but it seems he was pretty clear on how he wanted it to be taken in his explaination for the change. I still saw it the other way but I always thought that was because I preferred it going the other way
I was twenty when I first read it and admittingly identified strongly with the "hero" and wanted him and Alison to end up together for purely personal reasons...
And yes, I know this doesn't belong on this forum, but I did say its my favorite book