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The Magus
The Magus
Author: John Fowles
A man trapped in a millionare's deadly game of political and sexual betrayal. — Filled with shocks and chilling surprises, The Magus is a masterwork of contemporary literature. In it, a young Englishman, Nicholas Urfe, accepts a teaching position on a Greek island where his friendship with the owner of the islands most magnificent estate leads hi...  more »
ISBN: 59018
Pages: 605
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

4.5 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Dell
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 4
A truly twisted read-- you'll find yourself as insane as the protagonist by the end. Great writing in that it draws you into the story and tangles you there.
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Helpful Score: 4
I had no idea what type of adventure I was embarking on when I started this book. Kind of a bizarre "Fantasy Island" experience. Worth the trip. Listed as one of the top books of the the 20th Century by Random House.
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Helpful Score: 1
The story will really draw you in. I enjoyed the read.
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