Set in the bohemian cafe society of Paris at the turn of the nineteenth century, Maugham's exploration of hypnotism and the occult was inspired by the sinister black magician Aleister Crowley.
At the start of this compulsive gothic horror story, Arthur and his beautiful, innocent fiancee Margaret look forward to an idyllic life together, until they encounter the mesmerising and repulsive Oliver Haddo...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 02/11/2000
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099289005