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The nice and the good

Author: Iris Murdoch
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2000.
Series: Vintage classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Iris Murdoch's richly peopled novel revolves round a happily married couple Kate and Octavian, and the friends of all ages attached to their household in Dorset. The novel deals with love in its two aspects, the self-gratifying and the impersonal: - the nice and the good - as they are embodied in a fascinating array of paired characters. 'The Nice and the Good' leads through stress and terror to a joyous and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Didactic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0099285266 9780099285267
OCLC Number: 59573234
Notes: Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 1968.
Description: xvi, 350 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Vintage classics.
Responsibility: Iris Murdoch ; with an introduction by Catherine Bates.

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"Iris Murdoch is incapable of writing without fascinating and beautiful colour" * The Times * "Iris Murdoch was one of the best and most influential writers of the twentieth century" * Guardian * Read more...

 
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