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Letters from Iris Murdoch 1934–1995

Iris Murdoch

The philosopher and novelist Iris Murdoch (1919–1999) would spend up to four hours a day on her correspondence, writing to friends, lovers, students, fans and even casual acquaintances. This selection of her letters, edited and introduced by Avril Horner and Anne Rowe, gives a kaleidoscopic portrait of a life lived to capacity and marked by numerous emotional imbroglios and intense friendships with fellow philosopher Philippa Foot and novelist Brigid Brophy, alongside a long and stable marriage to John Bayley.

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  • Publisher: Chatto & Windus
  • Year: 2015
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 686pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • ISBN: 9780701187057
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 1kg
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