The Magus
The Magus A Revised Version By Fowles, John Book - 2001 | Revised edition, first Back Bay paperback edition.

While definitely a book of a certain time (early 60s) and reflecting a certain intellectual moment (early Postmodernism, existential fiction) and a somewhat primitive "feminism" but it still has relevance and meaning for a modern audience. The central concept is still intriguing and Fowles was able to fuse popular novel forms (mystery, thriller) with sophisticated philosophical and literary ideas.

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