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Under the net

Author: Iris Murdoch
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jake, hack writer and sponger, now penniless flat-hunter, seeks out an old girlfriend, Anna Quentin, and her glamorous actress sister, Sadie. He resumes acquaintance with formidable Hugo, whose 'philosophy' he once presumptuously dared to interpret. These meetings involve Jake and his eccentric servent-companion, Finn, in a series of adventures that include the kidnapping of a film-star dog and a political riot in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous fiction
Novels
Picaresque fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0140014454 9780140014457
OCLC Number: 20368777
Notes: From cover: a comic novel about work and love, wealth and fame.
Description: 252 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Iris Murdoch.

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"Jake, hack writer and sponger, now penniless flat-hunter, seeks out an old girlfriend, Anna Quentin, and her glamorous actress sister, Sadie. He resumes acquaintance with formidable Hugo, whose 'philosophy' he once presumptuously dared to interpret. These meetings involve Jake and his eccentric servent-companion, Finn, in a series of adventures that include the kidnapping of a film-star dog and a political riot in a film-set of ancient Rome"--Cover.

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Praise for Iris Murdoch and Under the Net:"Murdoch, a philosophy don at Oxford, was that rarity, a philosophical novelist who could create real characters, not premises with names attached . . . Read more...

 
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