The Ebony Tower

Paperback | June 25, 1999

byJohn FowlesAs told byJohn Fowles

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The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality.

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Enjoy the acclaimed writings of one of our greatest contemporary storytellers, available for the first time in paperback. The Ebony Tower is a novella consisting of three stories and the translation of a medieval French tale from literary giant John Fowles. It probes the relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and r...

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The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality.

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The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality.

John Fowles (1926-2005) was educated at Oxford and subsequently lectured in English at universities in Greece and the UK. The success of his first novel, The Collector, published in 1963, allowed him to devote all his time to writing. His books include the internationally acclaimed and bestselling novels The Magus, The French Lieutenan...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:June 25, 1999Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316287458

ISBN - 13:9780316287456

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Enjoy the acclaimed writings of one of our greatest contemporary storytellers, available for the first time in paperback. The Ebony Tower is a novella consisting of three stories and the translation of a medieval French tale from literary giant John Fowles. It probes the relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality in the same style that makes Fowles’ work unforgettable.

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