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Rde cherishes his obsessive guilt and disappointment in a dull civil service job When the man whom he has betrayed reappea.

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❮Ebook❯ ➥ A Word Child ➦ Author Iris Murdoch – Mulberrys-secret.pro Introduction by Ray MonkSaved by education from a delinquent childhood cheated of Oxford by a tragic love tangle Hilary Burde cherishes his obsessive guilt and disappointment in a dull civil service jIntroduction by Ray MonkSaved by education from a delinquent childhood cheated of Oxford by a tragic love tangle Hilary Bu.

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A Word Child PDF ↠ A Word ePUB Ç Dame Jean Iris Murdoch Irish born British writer university lecturer and prolific and highly professional novelist Iris Murdoch dealt with everyday ethical or moral issues sometimes in the light of myths As a writer she was a perfectionist who did not allow editors to change her text Murdoch produced 26 novels in 40 years the last written while she was suffering from Alzheimer disease She

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  1. Jeffrey Keeten Jeffrey Keeten says:

    A Word Child PDF ↠ A Word ePUB Ç word pdf, child free, A Word kindle, A Word Child Epub”What a stupid coagulated mass of indistinguishable guilt and misery I had become How perfectly futile all my sufferings had been If only I could separate out that awful mixture of sin and pain if I could only even a for a short time even for a moment suffer purely without the burden of resentment and self degradation to which I had deliberately condemned myself there might be a place for a miracle And I reflected too as I walked and walked around London on the absolute doneness of what was done”Hilary Burde has had a fair share of hard knocks For one thing he doesn’t know who his father is in some cases t


  2. Cecily Cecily says:

    A Word Child PDF ↠ A Word ePUB Ç word pdf, child free, A Word kindle, A Word Child EpubHilary a deprived and difficult boy is saved by a school master who nurtures his love of language He ends up at Oxford but most of the novel is set almost 20 years later when he is still suffering the results of a disastrous incident that ended his Oxford days More plot than a typical Murdoch novel but not entirely believable and too rushed at the end MotivesIt’s hard to fathom the motivation of many of the characters and why they put up with particular people and situations ?


  3. Cynthia Cynthia says:

    A Word Child PDF ↠ A Word ePUB Ç word pdf, child free, A Word kindle, A Word Child EpubMurdoch will win you overdespite yourselfHilary Burde grows up in poverty abused He's saved by a tutor who notices his language skills and works with him to hone them Hillary is admitted to Oxford and finds a lush learning environment and yet another devoted tutor He thrives and dreams of saving himself and his younger sister from their childhood Just when he's ready to soar he commits a horrible act and his world crashes Burde is one of the most despicable literary characters I think I've ever encountered yet Murdoch's portrayal is compelling her revelatory pacing exquisite Hillary seems to say I can't forgive myself so it's your responsibility to if not forgive me excuse my bad behavior towards you You owe me I'm entitled to in


  4. Ali Ali says:

    A Word Child PDF ↠ A Word ePUB Ç word pdf, child free, A Word kindle, A Word Child EpubThis is definitely my favourite of the Iris Murdoch book that I have so far read for the Murdoch a month challenge The characters are fascinating complex beings the story so finely plotted and yet it is a very readable Murdoch a page turner I loved the descriptions on London in this one London is a feature of IM's work but with this novel there were a lot of references to places I knew in London I go there very seldomI also enjoyed Hilary's Office life with the bickering and gossip and de


  5. Jo Jo says:

    A Word Child PDF ↠ A Word ePUB Ç word pdf, child free, A Word kindle, A Word Child EpubThe narrator of this the seventeenth novel by Iris Murdoch is a forty one year old man called Hilary Burde who had a difficult childhood as an orphan and could only use violence to express himself He is eventually mentored by a teacher Mr Osmand goes to Oxford and then after a tragic event sinks from his potential glorious rise in life to become a badly paid underutilized civil servant which is where the story begins To maintain his sanity Hilary has a strictly regimented life whether it be what he eats and wears or the days of the week he has dinner with the various people in his life These include his childlike sister Crystal his subordinate Arthur and Laura and Freddie Impiatt all of whom provide different atmosphere’s for Hilary to play his acknowledged part Something clearly has to give in this mun


  6. James James says:

    A Word Child PDF ↠ A Word ePUB Ç word pdf, child free, A Word kindle, A Word Child EpubOne of my favorites by by Ms Murdoch a great place to start if you've never read her fiction very darkly funny also about mad love The ‘word child’ of the title is Hilary


  7. David David says:

    A Word Child PDF ↠ A Word ePUB Ç word pdf, child free, A Word kindle, A Word Child EpubMy favourite Iris Murdoch and one of my favourite books London in the winter compare with Under the Net for London in the Summer Peter PanSloane Square on the tubeI may be wrong but I think the boy at the centre of the Peter Pan story killed himself at Sloane Square Underground station


  8. Margreet Heer Margreet Heer says:

    A Word Child PDF ↠ A Word ePUB Ç word pdf, child free, A Word kindle, A Word Child EpubI'm giving this book four stars but liking is not exactly an emotion I associate with this read Frustration yes despair Exasperation at the way the characters all seem to be caught in their behavioral patterns Admiration for the intellectual eloquence of the narrator Respect for the author who weaves her words so that I stayed with the story for all of its 400 pagesFor a long time I wanted to read something by Murdoch She has been praised and awarded and now I know why since she really is a very accomplished writer I'm glad I read this book for the


  9. Laurie Laurie says:

    A Word Child PDF ↠ A Word ePUB Ç word pdf, child free, A Word kindle, A Word Child EpubHilary Burde is the word child of the title In school the only thing he did really well in was languages He excelled at words but not in using


  10. Mark J Easton Mark J Easton says:

    A Word Child PDF ↠ A Word ePUB Ç word pdf, child free, A Word kindle, A Word Child EpubThe most egregious facet of my Vintage Classics paperback edition of Iris Murdoch’s “A Word Child” is undoubtedly the clumsy quote on the front cover from The Times “Iris Murdoch is incapable of writing without fascinating and beautiful colour” While my sanity refuses me any scope to contest the fascinating colour of Iris’s writing it would be crass and unacceptably unfair to attribute this particular book with beautiful colour as it is with a master craftswoman’s artful poise that Iris draws a very real monochrome yellow rendition of LondonInto this necessarily murky landscape Iris captures the complex frailties of human relationships and the fragile edifice of social behaviour as she draws the reader through the guilt ridden habitual purgatory of


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