Iris murdoch the book and the brotherhood
The Book and the Brotherhood by Iris Murdoch: | heavenlybells.org: BooksIt's the midsummer ball at Oxford, and a group of men and women - friends since university days - have gathered under the stars. Included in this group is David Crimond, a genius and fervent Marxist. Years earlier the friends had persuaded David to write a philosophical and political book on their behalf. But opinions and loyalties have changed, and on this summer evening the long-resting ghosts of the past come careering back into the present. Iris Murdoch was born in Dublin in 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.
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The Book And The Brotherhood
The Book and the Brotherhood is the 23rd novel of Iris Murdoch , first published in Considered by some critics to be among her best novels, is the story of a group of close friends living in England in the s. The book of the title is a theoretical work on Marxism , supposed to have been written by David Crimond, an exile from this circle of friends. After graduating from Oxford University , the protagonists banded together to finance Crimond in writing the book. He never produced it, yet out of a sense of duty this brotherhood continues to pay him a stipend each year. That is the backstory.
The Book and the Brotherhood is the 23rd novel of Iris Murdoch, first published in Considered by some critics to be among her best novels, is the story of a.
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