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The Book and the Brotherhood By Iris Murdoch

The Book and the Brotherhood

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This novel describes how a group of liberal-minded intellectuals get together in their youth to subsidize their friend, David Crimond, to write the definitive book about their political beliefs. Now, years later, there is no sign of the book, but Crimond is about to erupt into their lives again.

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The Book and the Brotherhood by Iris Murdoch

A group of liberal-minded intellectuals got together in their youth to subsidise their friend, David Crimond to write the definitive book about their political beliefs. Now years later, there is no sign of the book, but Crimond is about to erupt into their lives again. Iris Murdoch has written twenty-three novels to date - all of which are published in Penguin. "The Book and the Brotherhood" was shortlisted for the 1987 Booker Prize.

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About Iris Murdoch


Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was born in Dublin and brought up in London. She studied philosophy at Cambridge and was a philosophy fellow at St. Anne's College for 20 years. She published her first novel in 1954 and was instantly recognized as a major talent. She went on to publish more than 26 novels, as well as works of philosophy, plays, and poetry.

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GOR000474162
The Book and the Brotherhood by Iris Murdoch
Iris Murdoch
Penguin fiction
Used - Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1988-09-05
624
0140104704
9780140104707
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.