The Tree

The Tree

John Fowles

“For years i've got carried this book...with me on travels to reread, reflect on, envy. In prose of vintage gravity, precision, and delicacy, Fowles addresses issues of ultimate importance.”

Los Angeles occasions e-book Review


The Tree is the fullest and most interesting exploration I’ve ever learn of the way the lifeless delights to be came upon in nature can ripen into the perform of art.”

—Lewis Hyde, writer of The Gift


 “The most unusual argument for barren region upkeep i've got encountered.”
Washington Post


Finally again in print, here's the thirtieth anniversary version of The Tree—the well known English novelist John Fowles’s (The Magus, The French Lieutenant’s Woman) moving meditation at the connection among the wildlife and human creativity. An inspiring sleek ecological vintage, The Tree is either a strong argument opposed to taming the wild and a massive author’s  inspiring and wonderfully written protection of “the joys of having lost,” and of spontaneity in lifestyles and artwork.

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