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The Flight From The Enchanter By Iris Murdoch

The Flight From The Enchanter
by Iris Murdoch

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Annette runs away from her finishing school but learns more than she bargained for in the real world beyond; the fierce and melacholy Rosa is torn between two Polish brothers; This is a story of a group of people under a spell, and the centre of it all is the mysterious Mischa Fox, the enchanter.
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The Flight From The Enchanter by Iris Murdoch

Annette runs away from her finishing school but learns more than she bargained for in the real world beyond; the fierce and melacholy Rosa is torn between two Polish brothers; Peter is obsessed by an indecipherable ancient script. This is a story of a group of people under a spell, and the centre of it all is the mysterious Mischa Fox, the enchanter.

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The Flight From The Enchanter Reviews


"A spirited fantasia in several keys...brilliant, witty and original" * Sunday Times *
"Miss Murdoch's prose has music even as it has intelligence and wit" * Spectator *

About Iris Murdoch


Iris Murdoch was born in Dublin in 1919. She read Classics at Somerville College, Oxford, and after working in the Treasury and abroad, was awarded a research studentship in Philosophy at Newnham College, Cambridge. In 1948 she returned to Oxford as fellow and tutor at St Anne's College and later taught at the Royal College of Art. Until her death in 1999, she lived in Oxford with her husband, the academic and critic, John Bayley. She was made a Dame of the British Empire in 1987 and in the 1997 PEN Awards received the Gold Pen for Distinguished Service to Literature. Iris Murdoch made her writing debut in 1954 with Under the Net. Her twenty-six novels include the Booker prize-winning The Sea, The Sea (1978), the James Tait Black Memorial prize-winning The Black Prince (1973) and the Whitbread prize-winning The Sacred and Profane Love Machine (1974). Her philosophy includes Sartre: Romantic Rationalist (1953) and Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals (1992); other philosophical writings, including 'The Sovereignty of Good' (1970), are collected in Existentialists and Mystics (1997).

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GOR001849037
The Flight From The Enchanter by Iris Murdoch
Iris Murdoch
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2000-02-24
304
0099283697
9780099283690
N/A
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