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The Magus is the story of Nicholas Urfe, a young Englishman who accepts a teaching assignment on a remote Greek island. There his friendship with a local millionaire evolves into a deadly game, one in which reality and fantasy are deliberately manipulated, and Nicholas must fight for his sanity and his very survival.
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The Magus is the story of Nicholas Urfe, a young Englishman who accepts a teaching assignment on a remote Greek island. There his friendship with a local millionaire evolves into a deadly game, one in which reality and fantasy are deliberately manipulated, and Nicholas must fight for his sanity and his very survival.
Product Details
Paperback (672 pages)
Published: April 1, 1985
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Imprint: Dell
ISBN: 9780440351627
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  • I was born in 1927, the only child of middle-class parents, both English, and themselves born in the grotesquely elongated shadow, which they never rose sufficiently above history to...

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  • Γεννήθηκα τό 1927, μοναχοπαίδι μεσοαστών γονέων-Άγγλοι και οι δύο, και οι ίδιοι γεννημένοι κάτω απο την αφύσικη προέκταση της σκιάς, που ποτέ δεν υψώθηκαν αρκετά πάνω από την ιστορία ώστε...

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  • Ik werd in 1927 geboren als enig kind van Engelse ouders uit de gegoede stand die zelf geboren waren in de grotesk uitgerekte schaduw van die monsterachtige dwerg, koningin Victoria, en...

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  • Είμουν Άνθρωπος της πόλης και δεν είχα ρίζες

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  • Η Ελλάδα είναι σαν καθρέπτης. Σε κάνει να υποφέρεις. Μετά μαθαίνεις.

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  • Μάθε να χαμογελάς, μάθε να είσαι σκληρός, μάθε να είσαι ψυχρός, μάθε να επιζείς.

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  • Fragments of freedom, an anagram made flesh. And somewhere the stinging smell of burning leaves.

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  • cras amet qui numquam amavit quique amavit cras amet

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  • English translation: Tomorrow may he love who has never loved, (and) whoever has loved, may he love tomorrow

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  • Fragmenten van vrijheid, een vleesgeworden anagram. En ergens vandaan de scherpe geur van brandende bladeren.

    cras amet qui nunquam amavit
    quique amavit cras...

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