Book List:11 titles

  • A modern narrator supplements the views of a group of eighteenth-century travelers as they make an inquiry into the mysterious death by hanging of one traveler and the disappearance--into thin air--of another...



  • John Fowles (1926–2005) is widely regarded as one of the preeminent English novelists of the twentieth century—his books have sold millions of copies worldwide, been turned into beloved films, and been popularly voted among the 100 greatest nove...



  • Poetic photographic interpretations of island landscapes complement Fowles's exploration and celebration of the mysteries, silences, mazes, and attractions of Britain's Scilly Islands and all small islands...


  • Returning to England at the request of Anthony Mallory, an old friend dying of cancer, playwright Daniel Martin is reunited with his ex-wife and her sister and, in company with them, attempts to rectify his past and shape his future...


  • Widely considered John Fowles's masterpiece, The Magus is "a dynamo of suspense and horror...a dizzying, electrifying chase through the labyrinth of the soul....Read it in one sitting if possible-but read it" ( New York Times ). A young Englis...







  • Two years after The Collector had brought him international recognition and a year before he published The Magus, John Fowles set out his ideas on life in The Aristos. The chief inspiration behind them was the fifth century BC philosopher Heraclitus....


  • Hailed as the first modern psychological thriller, The Collector is the internationally bestselling novel that catapulted John Fowles into the front rank of contemporary novelists. This tale of obsessive love--the story of a lonely clerk who collects...