Stunningly rejacketed as part of a major reinvention of this neglected 20th century master
Set in the bohemian café society of Paris at the turn of the nineteenth century, Maugham's exploration of hypnotism and the occult was inspired by the sinister black magician Aleister Crowley. At the start of this compulsive gothic horror story, Arthur and his beautiful, innocent fiancée Margaret look forward to an idyllic life together, until they encounter the mesmerising and repulsive Oliver Haddo...
Praise for The Magician
You will acknowledge Maugham as the MasterNew Statesman
[Maugham is] a great artist . . . a geniusTheodore Dreiser