Full of mysterious atmosphere, the author John Fowles build a road full of sweet towards his story world in The Magus; however, once stepping into that door, seemingly knowing something, you would surely be eager to find out more at the bottom of the story, even more clues. And the hurried thought will not be less that the protagonist in the story.
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"A man trapped in a millionare's deadly game of political and sexual betrayal.
Filled with shocks and chilling surprises, The Magus is a masterwork of contemporary literature. In it, a young Englishman, Nicholas Urfe, accepts a teaching position on a Greek island where his friendship with the owner of the islands most magnificent estate leads him into a nightmare. As reality and fantasy are deliberately confused by staged deaths, erotic encounters, and terrifying violence, Urfe becomes a desperate man fighting for his sanity and his life. A work rich with symbols, conundrums and labrinthine twists of event, The Magus is as thought-provoking as it is entertaining, a work that ranks with the best novels of modern times.About the Author:
John Fowles (1926 - 2005) won international recognition with his first published novel, The Collector (1963). His subsequent works include The Magus (1966), The French Lieutenant’s Woman (1969), Daniel Martin (1977), and others.
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Book Description Jonathan Cape, 1966. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110224610538
Book Description Jonathan Cape. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0224610538 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0986953
Book Description Jonathan Cape, 1966. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0224610538