The Collector-9780099470472

The Collector by Fowles, John

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Author: Fowles, John

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Published on 5 February 2004 by Vintage Publishing (Vintage Classics) in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 304 pages
185 x 125 x 19 | 214g

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY EVIE WYLD 'There is not a page in this first novel which does not prove that its author is a master storyteller' New York TimesWeird, withdrawn, and unloved, Fred is a young collector of butterflies. One day his eye alights on a beautiful stranger, the art student Miranda, and an obsession starts to form. So when Fred wins some money he decides to use the money to compensate for his unfair start and to get what he really wants - Miranda. If she could only get to know him she might start to love him. And so with the meticulous attention to detail of an experienced collector he calmly plans her abduction.