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The Sea, The Sea (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
The Sea The Sea - Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics
Author: Iris Murdoch
Charles Arrowby, leading light of England's theatrical set, retires from glittering London to an isolated home by the sea. He plans to write a memoir about his great love affair with Clement Makin, his mentor, both professionally and personally, and amuse himself with Lizzie, an actress he has strung along for many years. None of his plans work ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780141186160
ISBN-10: 014118616X
Publication Date: 3/1/2001
Pages: 528
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3.8 stars, based on 13 ratings
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, 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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