The Collector (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
304
Utgivningsdatum
2004-02-01
Upplaga
New e.
Förlag
Vintage Classics
Originalspråk
English
Medarbetare
Wyld, Evie (introd.)
Dimensioner
197 x 129 x 17 mm
Vikt
200 g
Komponenter
,
ISBN
9780099470472
The Collector (häftad)

The Collector

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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is not a page in this first novel which does not prove that its author is a master storyteller' New York Times Weird, withdrawn, and unloved, Fred is a young collector of butterflies.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.
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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 *

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John Fowles (Author) 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. Evie Wyld (Introducer) Evie Wyld's debut novel, After the Fire, A Still Small Voice, was shortlisted for the Impac Prize and awarded the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. Her second, All the Birds, Singing, won the Miles Franklin Prize, the Encore Prize and the EU Prize for Literature, and shortlisted for the Costa Best Novel awards. In 2013 she was named as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists, having previously been named by the BBC as one of the twelve best new British writers. She lives in Peckham.