These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Anvilicious: The book definitely, the author constantly places little essays about the nature of art of Communism or what have you in the mouths of his characters.
Award Snub: Although it did very well at the Oscars, earning 10 nominations and winning 5 of them, Omar Sharif was not nominated for Best Actor (despite the fact that he WON the Golden Globe that year). Julie Christie actually won Best Actress that year, but not for this film (instead, she managed to get it for John Schlesinger's Darling). Tom Courtenay also lost out for Best Supporting Actor