In his prologue, John Fowles tells us that A Maggot began as a vision he had of five travellers riding with mysterious purpose through remote countryside.
This image gives way to another - a hanging corpse with violets stuffed in its mouth - which leads us into a maze of beguiling paths and wrong turnings, disappearances and revelations, unaccountable motives and cryptic deeds, as this compelling mystery swerves towards a starling vision at its centre.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 464 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 07/11/1996
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099480419
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