Iris Murdoch

Iris Murdoch (15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999)

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Iris Murdoch was a British author whose work explored political, social and moral questions.  She produced over 25 novels, and died in 1999 after suffering from Alzheimer’s for several years.  Further biographical information can be found on Wikipedia.  Murdoch won the Booker Prize in 1978 for The Sea, The Sea.  Five other books were shortlisted for the Booker Prize:

  • The Book and the Brotherhood
  • The Good Apprentice
  • The Black Prince
  • Bruno’s Dream
  • The Nice and the Good

Reviews of Iris Murdoch’s work (in order of publication):

I’ve also read:

  • The Sandcastle
  • An Accidental Man