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John Fowles was born in 1926. He won international recognition with The Collector, his first published title, in 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: The Aristos, The Magus, The French Lieutenant's Woman, The Ebony Tower, Daniel Martin, Mantissa, and A Maggot. John Fowles died in Lyme Regis in 2005. Two volumes of his Journals have recently been published; the first in 2003, the second in 2006.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by John Fowles

The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles
The French Lieutenant's Woman
John Fowles
A tale of illicit love, passion and repression for this is Victorian England and such events that unfold in this brilliant novel were not correct. It’s not an easy read and perhaps its multiple endings can be confusing but it...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/08/2010
The Journals: Volume 1 by John Fowles
The Journals: Volume 1
John Fowles
Long before The Collector, back in the 40’s as an Oxford student, Fowles kept a journal and continued to do so for the next half century. They have been edited by Charles Drazin is the acclaimed author of The Third...
Format: Trade Paperback - Released: 04/11/2004
The Magus by John Fowles
The Magus
John Fowles
One of Robert Goddard's favourite books. March 2011 Guest Editor Robert Goddard on The Magus... After Wilkie Collins, John Fowles was my other great literary inspiration when I started out. It’s hard to believe how neglected his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/11/2004

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