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The Collector By John Fowles

The Collector
by John Fowles

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.
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The Collector Summary


The Collector by John Fowles

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first novel `Short and spare and direct, an intelligent thriller with psychological and social overtones' Sunday Times Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs.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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The Collector Reviews


"He has a magnificent narrative gift...brilliant" * Independent *
"A brilliant, unusual theme... Short and spare and direct, an intelligent thriller with psychological and social overtones" * Sunday Times *
"Brilliant...an artist of great imaginative power" * Sunday Times *
"No book will make you appreciate the great outdoors more than this creepy locked-room horror story" * Guardian *
"There is not a page in this first novel which does not prove that its author is a master storyteller" * New York Times *

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.

Additional information

GOR001222704
The Collector by John Fowles
John Fowles
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2004-02-05
288
0099470470
9780099470472
N/A
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