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study on John Fowles The magus.

Lino Falzon Santucci

study on John Fowles The magus.

by Lino Falzon Santucci

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Published by Peloritana in Messina .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fowles, John, 1926- ,
  • Psychological fiction, English -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6056.O85 M334
    The Physical Object
    Pagination163 p.
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5100023M
    LC Control Number74171997

    John Fowles Writing Styles in The Magus. John Fowles. This Study Guide consists of approximately 74 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Magus. Print Word PDF. This section contains 1, words. In an odd coincidence, on Saturday, the day I finished reading The Magus, its author John Fowles New York Times obituary can be found here. The Magus is the only book of Fowles's that I have read, and my hat is off to him for writing a book of great interest, great influence, and sustained moral seriousness — although his ultimate viewpoint on life is not one that I share.

    hatever one's opinion of "The Magus," no one ever wished it any longer. Except John Fowles, evidently, because this revised version not only exceeds the original () by some pages but includes a foreword explaining the "somewhat unusual course" he has taken. John Fowles, in full John Robert Fowles, (born Ma , Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England--died November 5, , Lyme Regis, Dorset), English novelist, whose allusive and descriptive works combine psychological probings--chiefly of sex and love--with an interest in social and philosophical issues.. Fowles graduated from the University of Oxford in and taught in Greece, France, and Britain.

    The Magus John Fowles, Little, Brown & Co.; Random House ~ pp. (varies by publisher) ISBN (Little, Brown & Co.) ISBN (Random House) Summary Filled with shocks and chilling surprises, The Magus is a masterwork of contemporary literature. In it, a young Englishman, Nicholas Urfe, accepts a teaching.   Since it was first published in , The Magus by John Fowles has long been considered a literary masterpiece and one of the first true psychological suspense thrillers. Beset with literary eroticism and a labyrinthine plot that changes with each page, this tome feels like a black and white version of The Matrix.


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