John Robert Fowles (31 March 1926 – 5 November 2005) was an English novelist, much influenced by Sartre, and critically positioned between modernism and postmodernism.
After leaving Oxford, Fowles taught at a school on the Greek island of Spetsai, a sojourn that inspired The Magus, an instant bestseller that was directly in tune with 1960's 'hippie' anarchism and experimental ... more »
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''There are only two races on this planetthe intelligent and the stupid.''John Fowles (b. 1926), British novelist. Daily Telegraph (London, Aug. 15, 1991).
''Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical.''John Fowles (b. 1926), British novelist. The Magus, ch. 18 (1965).