The Ebony Tower

By John Fowles


An extraordinary work of fiction, from one of the world’s most exceptional writers.

A journalist visits an elderly painter and becomes intrigued by his young female companions. Four years’ worth of book research is set on fire in front of a writer. A successful MP disappears without a trace.

Written with stylistic innovation, this sequence of novellas exploring the nature of art echoes the themes and preoccupations of Fowles’ earlier work and cements his position as a master storyteller.

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