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Daniel Martin

Daniel Martin

by John Fowles

Publisher Jonathan Cape

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About the book

Set internationally and spanning three decades, Daniel Martin is, among other things, an exploration of what it is to be English. Daniel is a screenwriter working in Hollywood, who finds himself dissatisfied with his career and with the person he has become. In a richly evoked narrative, Daniel travels home to reconcile with a dying friend, and also to visit his own forgotten past in an attempt to discover himself.

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About the Author

John Fowles

John Fowles was an English novelist of international renown, critically positioned between modernism and postmodernism. His work was influenced by Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, among others.


After leaving Oxford University, Fowles taught English at a school on the Greek island of Spetses, a sojourn that inspired The Magus, an instant best-seller that was directly in tune with 1960s "hippy" anarchism and experimental philosophy. This was followed by The French Lieutenant's Woman, a Victorian-era romance with a postmodern twist. Later fictional works include The Ebony Tower, Daniel Martin, Mantissa and A Maggot.


Fowles's books have been translated into many languages, and several have been adapted as films.

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    Very good first edition, with some bruising to spine, slight lean to spine, and several pages near to the beginning of the book that have folds/creases. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with some wear/loss of colour to spine and corners, and some light bruising to edges.

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