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Mantissa

FOWLES, JOHN

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ISBN 10: 022402938X / ISBN 13: 9780224029384
Published by Jonathan Cape, London, 1982
Used Condition Fine Cloth
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Grey cloth in dust jacket. Inscribed on the title-page to Greg Gatenby, Toronto author and past director of the Harbourfront reading series, "Greg Catterby / With a smile? / John Fowles 7 May 1998", and Gatenby's signature and 1998 date to front free endpaper. Size: Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 19806

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Synopsis:

In Mantissa (1982), a novelist awakes in the hospital with amnesia -- and comes to believe that a beautiful female doctor is, in fact, his muse.

About the Author: John Fowles (1926-2005) was educated at Oxford and subsequently lectured in English at universities in Greece and the UK. The success of his first novel, The Collector, published in 1963, allowed him to devote all his time to writing. His books include the internationally acclaimed and bestselling novels The Magus, The French Lieutenant's Woman, and Daniel Martin. Fowles spent the last decades of his life on the southern coast of England in the small harbor town of Lyme Regis.

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Mantissa

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Inscribed By the Author

Edition: First Edition.

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