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The sea, the sea

Author: Iris Murdoch
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charles Arrowby's peaceful retirement in his isolated home by the sea is suddenly violently disturbed by a succession of strange events and visits from people from his past.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Didactic fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0670626511 9780670626519 0701123397 9780701123390
OCLC Number: 4136290
Awards: Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 1978.
Description: 502 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Iris Murdoch.

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When Charles Arrowby retires from his glittering career in the London theatre, he buys a remote house on the rocks by the sea. He hopes to escape from his tumultuous love affairs but unexpectedly  Read more...

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