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The Sea, the Sea
The Sea the Sea
Author: Iris Murdoch
The sea: turbulent and leaden, transparent and opaque, magician and mother... When Charles Arrowby, over sixty, a demi god of the theatre -- director, playwright and actor -- retires from his glittering London world in order to 'abjure magic and become a hermit', it is to the sea that he turns. He hopes at least to escape from 'the woman' -- but...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780670626519
ISBN-10: 0670626511
Publication Date: 11/17/1978
Pages: 502
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Publisher: Viking Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette
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Incredibly odd story, but very much like a British comedy - several guests at a beach house, a captive ex-girlfriend stowed away in an upper bedroom, a long-lost son suddenly appeared, a husband begging for the release of his wife, and the ensuing mayhem when the discovery of the whole mess is uncovered. I enjoyed this book far more than I thought I would.
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