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Iris Murdoch, as I knew her

Author: A N Wilson
Publisher: London : Hutchinson, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fifteen years ago, Iris Murdoch asked A.N. Wilson to be her biographer. This book is a tribute to the novelist he knew for thirty years. This is not Iris Murdoch the Alzheimer's patient, but Iris Murdoch the witty conversationalist, the emotional chaotic and, above all, the writer. Both sad and farcical, this completely personal attempt to set the record straight gives us back the fiercely intelligent novelist and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilson, A.N., 1950-
Iris Murdoch, as I knew her.
London : Hutchinson, 2003
(OCoLC)607062304
Named Person: Iris Murdoch; A N Wilson; Iris Murdoch; A N Wilson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A N Wilson
ISBN: 0091742463 9780091742461 0759330018 9780759330016
OCLC Number: 52456835
Description: x, 275 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: A.N. Wilson.
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A.N. Wilson had John Bayley as his tutor at Oxford, which is where he met Iris Murdoch. He remained a close friend of both and it was at Iris's pleading in 1988 that he agreed to write her biography.  Read more...

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