A major literary landmark- the second volume of one of the most extraordinary journals of our time.
John Fowles (Author) John Fowles was born in 1926. He 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, and this reputation was confirmed with the appearance of his subsequent works- The Aristos, The Magus, The French Lieutenant's Woman, The Ebony Tower, Daniel Martin, Mantissa, and A Maggot. John Fowles died in Lyme Regis in 2005. Two volumes of his Journals have recently been published; the first in 2003, the second in 2006. Charles Drazin (Edited by) Charles Drazin was born in Hampshire in 1960. He grew up in North London and was educated at Highgate School and Oxford University, where he read Classics. He has worked for many years as a writer and editor, and also teaches at Queen Mary, University of London. His other books include In Search of the Third Man (1999), Korda- Britain's Only Movie Mogul (2002), The Man Who Outshone the Sun King (2008) and The Faber Book of French Cinema (2011).
John Fowles's journals...make a fascinating document * Observer
I haven't enjoyed a new book so much in years -- Benjamin Markovits * Daily Telegraph *
Fowles regarded his journals... as his 'last novel'... It is hard to disagree with the claim... Remarkable -- Hal Jensen * Times Literary Supplement *
These miraculously faultless records are as impressive as The French Lieutenant's Woman * Literary Review *
What an extraordinarily acute and gifted writer Fowles was... A haunting book * Daily Mail *