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John Fowles


(John Robert Fowles)
UK flag (1926 - 2005)

John Fowles was born in 1926. His books include The Collector, The Aristos, The French Lieutenant's Woman, The Ebony Tower, Daniel Martin, Mantissa, A Maggot and Wormholes. He lives in Lyme Regis.
 
Novels
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Collections
   Poems (poems) (1973)
   The Ebony Tower (1974)
   Selected Poems (poems) (2012)
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Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
   The Aristos (1964)
   Shipwreck (1974)
   Steep Holm (1978)
   Islands (1978) (with Fay Godwin)
   The Tree (1979)
   The Enigma of Stonehenge (1980) (with Barry Brukoff)
   A Short History of Lyme Regis (1982)
   Thomas Hardy's England (1984) (with Jo Draper)
   Lyme Regis Camera (1990)
   Behind the Magus (1994)
   Wormholes (1997)
   The Journals: Volume 1 (2003)
   The Journals: Volume 2 (2006)
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Books about John Fowles
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John Fowles recommends
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Figures in a Landscape (1969)
Barry England
"A brilliant tour de force in the Kafka tradition."
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A Dream of Wessex (1977)
Christopher Priest
"I can best convey its quality by saying that I think not only H. G. Wells but Hardy himself would have enjoyed and approved of it."
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Young Adolf (1978)
Beryl Bainbridge
"A delightfully original conception, executed with great skill and humour."
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Foreign Affairs (1984)
Alison Lurie
"There is no American writer I have read with more constant pleasure and sympathy. . . . Foreign Affairs earns the same shelf as Henry James and Edith Wharton."
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The News from Ireland (1986)
William Trevor
"One of the finest writers in England today."
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The Chymical Wedding (1989)
Lindsay Clarke
"Lindsay Clarke's novel excited me more than any other English fiction for some time."
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Jigsaw (1989)
Sybille Bedford
"A deliciously evoked return to worlds, and a Europe, now almost vanished; it will ravish connoisseurs of the lost."
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Ulverton (1992)
Adam Thorpe
"The most interesting first novel I have read these last years."

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