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A severed head, a novel.

Author: Iris Murdoch
Publisher: New York, Viking Press, 1961.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Martin Lynch-Gibbon believes he can possess both a beautiful wife and a delightful lover. But when his wife, Antonia, suddenly leaves him for her psychoanalyst, Martin is plunged into an intensive emotional re-education. He attempts to behave beautifully and sensibly. Then he meets a woman whose demonic splendour at first repels him and later arouses a consuming and monstrous passion ...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Murdoch, Iris.
Severed head.
New York, Viking Press, 1961
(OCoLC)568760713
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iris Murdoch
OCLC Number: 368575
Description: 248 pages 21 cm

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Martin Lynch-Gibbon believes he can possess both a beautiful wife and a delightful lover. But when his wife, Antonia, suddenly leaves him for her psychoanalyst, Martin is plunged into an intensive emotional re-education. He attempts to behave beautifully and sensibly. Then he meets a woman whose demonic splendour at first repels him and later arouses a consuming and monstrous passion ...

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