The Collector (Paperback)
  • The Collector (Paperback)

The Collector (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 05/02/2004
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Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs. He is obsessed with a beautiful stranger, the art student Miranda. When he wins the pools he buys a remote Sussex house and calmly abducts Miranda, believing she will grow to love him in time. Alone and desperate, Miranda must struggle to overcome her own prejudices and contempt if she is understand her captor, and so gain her freedom.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099470472

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“Couldn't put it down”

First discovered this book in my school library and after reading just a few pages I decided to go and buy the book myself.
The book is very hard to put down, you want to discover what is going to happen.... More

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15th May 2012
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“Couldn't put it down”

First discovered this book in my school library and after reading just a few pages I decided to go and buy the book myself.
The book is very hard to put down, you want to discover what is going to happen.... More

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15th May 2012
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“Disturbing and well written”

The book is split between the voices of the collector, Ferdinand and the collected, Miranda. You are drawn into a world of quiet cruelty. There is very little physical violence but that only makes it more disturbing.... More

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16th March 2010
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