The Essential Guide
With an exclusive author interview.
THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S WOMAN, THE MAGUS, and THE COLLECTOR - In VINTAGE LIVING TEXTS, teachers and students will find the essential guide to the works of John Fowles. VINTAGE LIVING TEXTS is unique in that it offers an in-depth interview with John Fowles, relating specifically to the texts under discussion. This guide deals with Fowles's themes, genre and narrative technique, and a close reading of the texts will provide a rich source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels. Also included in this guide are detailed reading plans for all three novels, questions for essays and discussion, contextual material, suggested texts for complementary and comparative reading, extracts from reviews, a critical overview, a biography, bibliography and a glossary of literary terms.