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Vintage Classics The Sea

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When Charles Arrowby, a 60+ demi-god of the theatre, retires from his glittering London world in order to become a hermit, it is to the sea that he turns. He hopes at least to escape from the women. He unexpectedly meets one whom he loved long ago.

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Description

Iris Murdoch’s extraordinary exploration of human nature shines with intricate detail.

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JOHN BURNSIDE

When Charles Arrowby retires from his glittering career in the London theatre, he buys a remote house on the rocks by the sea. He hopes to escape from his tumultuous love affairs but unexpectedly bumps into his childhood sweetheart and sets his heart on destroying her marriage. His equilibrium is further disturbed when his friends all decide to come and keep him company and Charles finds his seaside idyll severely threatened by his obsessions.

Additional information

Weight 0.383 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 3.5 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

502

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

823.914 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K