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The Resource The collector, by John Fowles

The collector, by John Fowles

Label
The collector
Title
The collector
Statement of responsibility
by John Fowles
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs. He is obsessed with a beautiful stranger, the art student Miranda. When he wins a betting pool, he buys a remote Sussex house and calmly abducts Miranda, believing she will grow to love him in time. Alone and desperate, Miranda must struggle to overcome her own prejudices and contempt if she is understand her captor, and so gain her freedom
Summary
Ferdinand has always loved collecting butterflies, but when he becomes obsessed with a young college student, he decides to add her to his collection, against her wishes
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
027991
Cataloging source
OCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1926-2005
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fowles, John
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
670
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Mentally ill
  • Kidnapping
  • Young women
  • England
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Kidnapping
  • Mentally ill
  • Young women
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
The collector, by John Fowles
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm37720415
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Back Bay paperback edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780316290234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)37720415
Label
The collector, by John Fowles
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm37720415
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Back Bay paperback edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780316290234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)37720415

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