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The sandcastle

Author: Iris Murdoch
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2003.
Series: Vintage classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The quiet life of schoolteacher Bill Mor and his family is disturbed when Rain Carter arrives at the school to paint the portrait of the headmaster. Mor becomes aware of new desires and his wife and children fight discreetly and ruthlessly against Rain and her influence over him.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0099433583 9780099433583
OCLC Number: 59471998
Notes: Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 1957.
Description: xv, 318 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Vintage classics
Responsibility: Iris Murdoch, with an introduction by Philippa Gregory.

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The quiet life of schoolmaster Bill Mor and his wife Nan is disturbed when a young woman, Rain Carter, arrives at the school to paint the portrait of the headmaster. Mor, hoping to enter politics,  Read more...

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