|Magus, the (1965) [Novel]|
by John Fowles
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Nicholas Urfe, an evasive young Englishman, accepts a teaching position on a remote Greek island, where his friendship with a reclusive, demonic millionaire lures him into "the godgame": an elaborate series of staged hallucinations, riddles, and psychological traps meant to test his concept of being and reality.
Original title: The Magus
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction
This work is revised by the following works :
Magus: A Revised Version, the (1977) [Novel]
Author: John Fowles
- The Magus was first published in 1965 but John Fowles continued to revise it until 1977 when the "final" version was published. The book uses elements from William Shakespear's The Tempest.