A Maggot

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Random House, 31 окт. 2010 г. - Всего страниц: 464
In his prologue, John Fowles tells us that A Maggot began as a vision he had of five travellers riding with mysterious purpose through remote countryside. This image gives way to another - a hanging corpse with violets stuffed in its mouth - which leads us into a maze of beguiling paths and wrong turnings, disappearances and revelations, unaccountable motives and cryptic deeds, as this compelling mystery swerves towards a starling vision at its centre.

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The name and the format of the book were off-putting. It presents a story from multiple points of view that don't always agree with each other. This is a book that rewards patience, but doesn't give ... Читать весь отзыв

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Пользовательский отзыв  - Farree - LibraryThing

A Maggot. How should I put this? I am a fan of J. Sheridan LeFanu and Algernon Blackwood. (And Wilkie Collins). If you like these authors, you really should give this book a shot. Try and find the ... Читать весь отзыв

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John Fowles 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. This reputation was confirmed with the appearance of his subsequent works including The Aristos, The Magus, The French Lieutenant's Woman, The Ebony Tower, Daniel Martin, Mantissa and A Maggot. John Fowles died in 2005.

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