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Birth Name: John Robert Fowles

Born: 31 March 1926 Died: 5 November 2005

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Description: John Robert Fowles was an English novelist, much influenced by both Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, and critically positioned between modernism and postmodernism. After leaving Oxford, Fowles taught at a school on the Greek island of Spetses, a sojourn that inspired The Magus, an instant bestseller that was directly in tune with 1960s "hippie" anarchism and experimental philosophy. This was followed by The French Lieutenant's Woman, a period romance set in Lyme Regis, Dorset, another location in which Fowles was deeply absorbed. Later fictional works include The Ebony Tower, Daniel Martin, Mantissa, and A Maggot. ... (more)
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