William Somerset Maugham

The Magician

The Magician is a novel originally published in 1908. In this tale, the magician Oliver Haddo, a caricature of Aleister Crowley, attempts to create life. Crowley wrote a critique of this book under the pen name Oliver Haddo, in which he accused Maugham of plagiarism.

Maugham wrote The Magician in London, after he had spent some time living in Paris, where he met Aleister Crowley. The novel was later republished with a foreword by Maugham entitled A Fragment of Autobiography.
258 printed pages

Impressions

    Anastasia Makhotashared an impression3 years ago
    🔮Hidden Depths

    ♥️

    b2615527648shared an impressionlast year
    👍Worth reading

    Katya Kwonshared an impression2 years ago
    👍Worth reading

Quotes

    Арина Медведеваhas quoted5 years ago
    for good and all
    Olesya Kovalskahas quoted9 months ago
    Susie looked forward to the meeting with interest.
    Olesya Kovalskahas quotedlast year
    The fumes of the incense filled the room with smoke.

On the bookshelves

    EF Education First
    Englishmate
    • 58
    • 3.9K
    Eva Opolo
    Brain Food
    • 110
    • 13
    Mariia Brennan
    Книжный базар
    • 37
    • 5
    Александр
    Старшая сестра
    • 53
    • 2
    Ирина Мучичка
    Original
    • 13
    • 2
fb2epub
Drag & drop your files (not more than 5 at once)