The Collector (Paperback)
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The Collector (Paperback)

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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 05/02/2004
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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY EVIE WYLD

'There is not a page in this first novel which does not prove that its author is a master storyteller' New York Times

Weird, withdrawn, and unloved, Fred is a young collector of butterflies. One day his eye alights on a beautiful stranger, the art student Miranda, and an obsession starts to form. So when Fred wins some money he decides to use the money to compensate for his unfair start and to get what he really wants - Miranda. If she could only get to know him she might start to love him. And so with the meticulous attention to detail of an experienced collector he calmly plans her abduction.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099470472
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 244 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
He has a magnificent narrative gift...brilliant * Independent *
A brilliant, unusual theme... Short and spare and direct, an intelligent thriller with psychological and social overtones * Sunday Times *
Brilliant...an artist of great imaginative power * Sunday Times *
No book will make you appreciate the great outdoors more than this creepy locked-room horror story * Guardian *
There is not a page in this first novel which does not prove that its author is a master storyteller * New York Times *

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First discovered this book in my school library and after reading just a few pages I decided to go and buy the book myself.
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“Could not put down!”

Upon browsing in Waterstones after collecting the book I wanted I came upon this novel. Little did I know that this story would be so fantastic. The book was an easy read and not difficult to get through at all. In... More

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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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