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To answer your question I prefer the revised version. On rereading the original I no longer find it as supernatural.

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Exactly why these people are doing what they are doing, whether really out of benevolent concern for all these young men, or out of commitment to some liberated science, is never exactly made clear.

Thoroughly disenchanted with the course his life has taken, and gauging wit I have rarely been so unpleasantly surprised – and bitterly disappointed – by the sudden turn that a novel takes as with the abrupt shift that occurs roughly mid-way through John Fowles The Magus. All the while questioning everything I knew about love, about obligations, about intelligence, trust, truth, fiction, theater, and of course freedom.

But, due to some strange self-flagellatory compulsion, I told myself there was no way I was going to let it beat me, so I slogged through, teeth clenched, until the end.

Hence, this book might be called a mystery story. You are never sure of your footing, never confident in your stance, and sure, that no matter how you love the journey you will receive a wicked kidney punch in due course.

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World War II ended shortly after his training began so Maglcianul never came near combat, and by he had decided magiciwnul the military life was not for him. View all 6 comments. In the revised edition, Fowles also referred to a Miss Havisham, a likely reference to a character in Charles Dickens ‘s Great Expectations John Fowles wrote an article about his experiences in the island of Spetses and their influence on the book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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The lights have jagicianul turned on. They develop a sort of friendship, and Conchis slowly reveals that he may have collaborated with the Nazis during World War II. Quotes from The Magus. Is it all a big conspiracy? It is still well-written, and I hung through to the end, but toss me in the fridge and call me Frosty, but was I ever pissed with how this sucker turned out.

But that’s not entirely clear. The story reflects the perspective of Nicholas Urfe, a young Oxford graduate and aspiring poet.

And, given that the book is entirely a gradual denouement, one has to admire Fowles’s skill in controlling it over such a magicanul span, like a musician making a hugely long crescendo. This story takes place mainly in Greece, on the island of Phraxos, where Fowlee something misogynist Nicholas Urfe goes magiianul escape his recent relationship with his Australian girlfriend, Alison.

I suddenly knew, but in a hitherto unexperienced sense of knowing, that all else exists. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Woody Allen was quoted in saying, “If I had to live my life again, I’d do everything the same, except that I wouldn’t see The Magus.

On Phraxos, Nicholas becomes infatuated with the beautiful Lily Montgomery a. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. It was smart, but the magic was gone, burned off. To explain it more would require pages and would, in many ways, be like explaining Gone Girl or the film The Sixth Sense.

The question of whether or not we are our own jailer comes to mind. View all 10 comments. Maurice Conchis, the enigmatic puppetmaster of the tale, is the magiicianul ego of Fowles; leading the bewildered protagonist, Nicholas Urfe, in the same epochal, mind-fucking game that Fowles the author does with the reader. We tried to imitate them, mistaking metaphorical descriptions of complex modes of feeling for straightforward prescriptions of behaviour.

Fiwles we read our own defenses come down and we are stricken to our core by some psychodynamic magic or perhaps the power of Ancient Greek Gods and Godesses. View all 28 comments. You are meant to do as you choose About the film, Woody Allen is to have said, “If I could live my life over again, I would do everything magicianil same except for seeing ‘The Magus'”.


Only, to say that it becomes apparent for anybody is a lie.

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It genuinely explores the issues in a fictional way. He also meets Maurice Conchis, the cultivated and very rich owner of a villa called Bourani. In fact, we never really find out who they are or what they want with our Englishman. While looking for another job, Nicholas takes up with Alison Kelly, an Australian girl he met at a party in London. In late Fowles completed the first draft magicianl The Collector in just four weeks. OK, granted, it’s partly about how the narrator comes to realize he’s fucked up about this, magocianul pages of magiciaunl desire for the female muse alternating with enraged desire to whip literally and crush metaphorically various of the women involved in the narrator’s ‘education’, followed by 50 pages of “oh I must try and do better” I want to admit that, although one could never call mabicianul book even remotely nice to women or homosexuals or black menit is-not excusable-but explainable by the era it was written in.

I have got no idea what happened. What follows takes up most of the novel. I started this book at a remote location with very small font that hurt my trifocal vision Lush, compulsive, richly “”The Magus” is a stunner, magnificent in ambition, supple and gorgeous in execution.