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A Fairly Honourable Defeat, Paperback / softback Book

A Fairly Honourable Defeat Paperback / softback


VINTAGE CLASSICS MURDOCH: Funny, subversive, fearless and fiercely intelligent, Iris Murdoch was one of the great writers of the twentieth century.

To celebrate her centenary Vintage Classics presents special editions of her greatest and most timeless novels. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY GARTH GREENWELL`I feel there are demons around.'Everyone is thinking about Julius King.

For comfortable, long-married Hilda and Rupert, he is a mystery.

For Morgan, Hilda's tormented sister, he is an obsession.

For Morgan's abandoned husband, Tallis, he is the source of ruin.

For Simon and Axel, deeply in love, he stirs up jealousy and unease. What is Julius thinking about? He's thinking about Hilda, Rupert, Morgan, Tallis, Simon and Axel, and they will not all survive his malevolent attention.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9781784875596

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