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The book and the brotherhood

Author: Iris Murdoch
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1988, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A group of idealistic men and women, who met as students [at Oxford], later formed a society to support one of their number, a brilliant radical named David Crimond, in his efforts to write a major work tackling the big questions of history, politics, philosophy, art, and ethics. As the story opens, the group members, now middle-aged, are having qualms about Crimond and the enterprise they agreed to fund.
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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0670819123 9780670819126 0140104704 9780140104707
OCLC Number: 16577632
Description: 607 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Iris Murdoch.

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A group of idealistic men and women, who met as students [at Oxford], later formed a society to support one of their number, a brilliant radical named David Crimond, in his efforts to write a major work tackling the big questions of history, politics, philosophy, art, and ethics. As the story opens, the group members, now middle-aged, are having qualms about Crimond and the enterprise they agreed to fund.

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