Publication Date: 05/02/2004 ISBN: 9780099470472 Category:

The Collector

John Fowles

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publication Date: 05/02/2004 ISBN: 9780099470472 Category:
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Description

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY EVIE WYLD

‘There is not a page in this first novel which does not prove that its author is a master storyteller’ New York Times

Weird, withdrawn, and unloved, Fred is a young collector of butterflies. One day his eye alights on a beautiful stranger, the art student Miranda, and an obsession starts to form. So when Fred wins some money he decides to use the money to compensate for his unfair start and to get what he really wants – Miranda. If she could only get to know him she might start to love him. And so with the meticulous attention to detail of an experienced collector he calmly plans her abduction.

Publisher Review

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

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