Books: Caliban Revisited

THE COLLECTOR by John Fowles. 305 pages. Little, Brown. $4.95.

In today's literature, the devil cannot be found. He is everywhere and he is nowhere; for there are few modern evils that have not. been justified in the name of some higher good. In this superb first novel by John Fowles, 37, a schoolteacher in London, evil has seldom found quite so many excuses for itself and for that reason has seldom been so sinister.

Arabian Nights. Frederick Clegg never admits to a crude thought! He is one of England's New People, the upwardly mobile...

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