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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His interest in the town’s local history resulted in his appointment as curator of the Lyme Regis Museum ina position he filled for a decade. At the center of The Magus is Nicholas Urfe, a magidianul Englishman who accepts a teaching position on a remote Greek island, where he befriends a local millionaire. It’s also subject to multiple interpretations. The book is narcissistic magicanul the extreme. I mean, come on. You are too young to know this.

Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: He continued to revise it until the summer ofwhen he submitted it to a publisher; it appeared in the spring of and was an immediate best-seller. But millions of Germans did betray their selves. Lush, compulsive, richly inventive, eerie, provocative, impossibly theatrical–it is, in spite of itself, convincing.

Fowles received many letters from readers wanting to know which of the two apparently possible outcomes occur. At first, Nicholas takes these posturings of Conchis, what the novel terms the “godgame”, to be a joke, but they grow more elaborate and intense.

If you read this novel as a citizen ofa member of our hyper-speed, uber-connected modern society that navel-gazes in word bytes with little interest in true introspection, The Magus will seem almost comical in its psycho-thrilling, Jungian dribbling plot and Baroque-meets-mod writing style. I’m very ambivalent about this book. If anything, we must all continue waiting.

But it’s not clear that Nicholas matures into a loving adult. In he published a revised edition.


With a good shock, a nice little fight against the prude nature of Victorian Classics like most Modern Classics seem to be. First UK edition, cover painting by Tom Adams. According to some readers this book might be hard to understand.

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View all 6 comments. He continues to blame women for his own failures instead of facing them. I belonged to nothingness, to the neant, and it seemed to me that my own death was the only thing left that I could create; and still, even then, I thought it might accuse everyone who had ever known me. The one is a fear, a cog, and the other an engineer, a driver. No matter what the reasons would be that The Magus is a book that is entirely mind-blowing. And the attitudes to gender throughout the book!

Clearly, cowles answer to this would be too ‘little’ or parochial to justify all the action that the group generates, so it really cannot be explained without deflating the entire book. When Nicholas returns to London he does some detective work to try to make sense of the events on Phraxos.

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He meets an enigmatic man who looks like Pablo Picasso, named Maurice Conchis. This is a book that can be easily dismissed when we are guarded, cynical, fearful or imperious. But, let’s unpack this quick. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads fow,es. He is handsome and breaks women’s hearts particularly Alison a sensual and earthy Aussie.

What is the difference between the two? Despite gaining critical and commercial success, he continued to rework it, publishing a final revision in You are meant to do as you choose Considered an example of metafictionit was the first novel written by Fowles, but the third he published.

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But as he reflects on his motivation in writing, he realizes that The Magus must “remain a novel of adolescence, written by a retarded adolescent” and that freedom, one of the central themes of the novel, must be grasped by the writer to create whatever worlds he or she damn well pleases.


Write a customer review. Nicholas Urfe is a handsome, confused, and directionless young Brit in post-war England. Fowles, adamantly stressed that ambiguity is very important in this novel.

The Magus is set on a lush Greek island, limned by the legends o Mystical Sirens on Lush Greek Isle Toy with Reality, Fidelity “We’ve all been playing those mind games forever Some kinda druid dudes lifting the veil Doing the mind guerrilla Some call it magic, the search for the grail” Lennon, Mind Games No pantheism, no humanism.

Fowles, in his foreward to the revision, acknowledges the many negative critical reviews received upon its initial publication “justified criticisms of excess, over-complexity and artificiality 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.

I think the book suffers from a lack of direction and purpose. He is magiianul mad by sexual desire by two twin sisters while Alison haunts him from back home. At that time you must accept yourself. Pulled into the vortex of the brutality of recent European history and pushed out to hidden spiritual realms with a dose of romantic love thrown in along the way, Nicholas is forced to confront his basic philosophic assumptions: It was smart, but the magic was gone, burned off.