ISBN 10: 0140086994 / 0-14-008699-4
ISBN 13: 9780140086997
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 1987
Editorial Reviews for this title:
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. Interfering friends and relations question his sincerity, his sanity and his motives.
Iris Murdoch's 24th novel, a San Francisco Chronicle bestseller, explores the meaning of life in a story of love and betrayal, faith and doubt.
"Murdoch works with an intellectual daring most writers only dream of." - The Philadelphia Inquirer
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"Iris Murdoch at her most artful, juggling philosophy and farce with knowledge and ease." --Economist
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