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The Aristos

The Aristos

(1964)
A Self-Portrait in Ideas
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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. In the world he saw in constant and chaotic flux the supreme good was Aristos. Fowles argued that he was trying to define an ideal of human freedom in an unfree world. He called a materialistic and over-conforming culture to reckoning with his views on a myriad of subjects - pleasure and pain, beauty and ugliness, Christianity, humanism, existentialism and socialism.

 
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Hardback Editions

September 1970 : USA Hardback
Title: The Aristos: A Self-Portrait in Ideas
Author(s): John Fowles
ISBN: 0-316-29094-7 / 978-0-316-29094-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
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January 1964 : UK Hardback
Title: The Aristos
Author(s): John Fowles
ISBN: 0-224-01784-5 / 978-0-224-01784-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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Paperback Editions

September 2001 : UK Paperback
Title: The Aristos
Author(s): John Fowles
ISBN: 0-09-975531-9 / 978-0-09-975531-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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January 1993 : UK Paperback
Title: The Aristos
Author(s): John Fowles
ISBN: 0-330-32293-1 / 978-0-330-32293-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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January 1981 : UK Paperback
Title: The Aristos
Author(s): John Fowles
ISBN: 0-586-05377-8 / 978-0-586-05377-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Triad Grafton Books
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October 1975 : USA Paperback
Title: The Aristos (Plume)
Author(s): John Fowles
ISBN: 0-452-25354-3 / 978-0-452-25354-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Plume
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October 1975 : USA Paperback
Title: The Aristos
Author(s): John Fowles
ISBN: 0-452-25113-3 / 978-0-452-25113-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Plume
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June 1975 : USA Paperback
Title: The Aristos (Plume)
Author(s): John Fowles
ISBN: 0-452-26044-2 / 978-0-452-26044-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Plume
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May 1970 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Aristos
Author(s): John Fowles
ISBN: 0-451-04280-8 / 978-0-451-04280-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet
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1968 : UK Paperback
Title: The Aristos
Author(s): John Fowles
ISBN: 0-330-02033-1 / 978-0-330-02033-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Kindle Editions

November 2010 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Aristos
Author(s): John Fowles
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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