On a remote Greek Island, Nicholas Urfe finds himself embroiled in the deceptions
of a master trickster. As reality and illusion intertwine, Urfe is caught up in the darkest
of psychological games.
John Fowles expertly unfolds a tale that is lush with over-powering imagery in a spellbinding
exploration of human complexities. By turns disturbing, thrilling and seductive.
The Magus is a feast for the mind and the senses.
Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs.
He is obsessed with a beautiful stranger, the art student Miranda. When he wins the pools he buys a remote Sussex house
and calmly abducts Miranda, believing she will grow to love him in time.
Alone and desperate, Miranda must struggle to overcome her own prejudices and contempt if she is understand
her captor, and so gain her freedom
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