Discover John Fowles' compelling classic first novel`Short and spare and direct, an intelligent thriller with psychological and social overtones' Sunday TimesWithdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs.
Discover John Fowles' compelling classic first novel `Short and spare and direct, an intelligent thriller with psychological and social overtones' Sunday Times Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs. He is obsessed with a beautiful stranger, art student Miranda. Coming into unexpected money, he buys a remote Sussex house and calmly abducts Miranda, believing she will grow to love him in time. Alone and desperate, Miranda must struggle to understand her captor if she is to gain her freedom...
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About John Fowles
John Fowles was born in England in 1926 and educated at Bedford School and Oxford University. John Fowles won international recognition with his first published title, The Collector (1963). He was immediately acclaimed as an outstandingly innovative writer of exceptional imaginative power and this reputation was confirmed with the appearance of his subsequent works. John Fowles died in 2005.
The Collector by John Fowles
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