A Word Child

A Word Child

By: Iris Murdoch (author)Paperback

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Saved by education from a delinquent childhood, cheated out of Oxford by a tragic love tangle, Hilary Burde cherishes his obsessive guilt and disappointment in a dull, orderly civil service job. When the man whom he has harmed and betrayed reappears as head of his department, Hilary hopes for forgiveness, even for redemption and a new life, but finds himself haunted by a ghostly repetition.

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Iris Murdoch was a writer and philosopher. She was born in Dublin in 1919 of Anglo-Irish parents. She went to school in Bristol, and read classics at Somerville College, Oxford. She later became a fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford. Awarded the CBE in 1976, Iris Murdoch was made a DBE in the 1987 New Year's Honours List. She died in February 1999. Her husband John Bayley has written a bestselling memoir of his life with her called Iris and a major film based on this was released in 2001.

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/04/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780099429128
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780099429128
  • weight: 298
  • ISBN10: 0099429128

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