Iris Murdoch
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Iris Murdoch

Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was one of the most influential British writers of the twentieth century. She was awarded the 1978 Booker Prize for The Sea, The Sea, won the Royal Society Literary Award in 1987, and was made a Dame of the British Empire in 1987 by Queen Elizabeth. Her final years were clouded by a long struggle with Alzheimer's before her passing in 1999.

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    • The Sea, the Sea

    • By: Iris Murdoch, Mary Kinzie - introduction
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 21 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    Charles Arrowby, leading light of England's theatrical set, retires from glittering London to an isolated home by the sea....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pure pleasure

    • By laurel on 06-07-17

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Philosopher's Pupil

    • By: Iris Murdoch
    • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
    • Length: 23 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    When George McCaffrey’s car plunges into a canal with his wife still inside, nobody knows whether George is to blame....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Trip Down a philosophical Lane

    • By John on 03-11-13

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Under the Net

    • By: Iris Murdoch
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Iris Murdoch's first novel is set in a part of London where struggling writers rub shoulders with successful bookies, and film starlets with frantic philosophers....

    Regular price: $20.75

    • Italian Girl

    • By: Iris Murdoch
    • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    The funeral of Edward’s mother brings him home for the first time in years....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • An artisanal book

    • By Dog Lady on 05-04-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Good Apprentice

    • By: Iris Murdoch
    • Narrated by: Christopher Cazenove
    • Length: 20 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    Stuart Cuno has decided to become good. Not believing in God, he invents his own methods, which include celibacy, chastity, and the abandonment of a promising academic career....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Squabble of Smartypants

    • By Geoffrey on 09-10-12

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Flight from the Enchanter

    • By: Iris Murdoch
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    An enigmatic publisher’s sway on a circle of friends drives each to confront their most dangerous obsessions....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fables Vs. Real Life

    • By Nichole Long on 11-09-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Bruno's Dream

    • By: Iris Murdoch
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Bruno, dying, obsessed with spiders and preoccupied with death and reconciliation, lies at the center of an intricate spider's web of relationships and passions....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • got lost

    • By serine on 02-02-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Jackson's Dilemma

    • By: Iris Murdoch
    • Narrated by: Juliet Mills
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Iris Murdoch's 26th novel is a romp as well as an homage to that master of convoluted comedy, Shakespeare....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Demanding

    • By Sorella on 04-18-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Henry and Cato

    • By: Iris Murdoch
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cowley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    When old friends Henry and Cato reunite after years apart, they quickly become embroiled in the drama of each other’s lives....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Awful

    • By Sandra K. Parkins on 07-14-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Time of the Angels

    • By: Iris Murdoch
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Father Carel Fisher’s London rectory - like his faith - is a shell....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stranger than fiction

    • By Montcalm on 09-23-16

    Regular price: $19.95

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