The Italian Girl
ISBN 10: 0140025596 / 0-14-002559-6
ISBN 13: 9780140025590
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 1979
About this title:
Edmund has escaped from his family into a lonely life. Returning for his mother's funeral he rediscovers the eternal family servant, the ever-changing Italian girl, who was always "a second mother."
From the Back Cover:
About the Author:
"Iris Murdoch can tell a story, delineate a character, catch an atmosphere with deadly accuracy." --John Betjeman
Iris Murdoch was born in Dublin in 1919 of Anglo-Irish parents. She is the author of 26 novels and several works of philosophy. Among her many honours and awards are the CBE, the DBE, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Whitbread Literary Award and the Booker Prize. She died in 1999.
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