The Black Prince

Murdoch, Iris

Published by Chatto & Windus, 1973
ISBN 10: 0701119241 / ISBN 13: 9780701119249
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Synopsis: A novel in which an elderly writer with a block, surrounded by predatory friends and relations, seeks to escape, but his failure to do so and its aftermath lead to a violent climax. From the author of THE SEA, THE SEA and THE BELL.

From the Inside Flap: A story about being in love The Black Prince is also a remarkable intellectual thriller with a superbly involuted plot, and a meditation on the nature of art and love and the deity who rules over both. Bradley Pearson, its narrator and hero, is an elderly writer with a 'block'. Encompassed by predatory friends and relations - his ex-wife, her delinquent brother and a younger, deplorably successful writer, Arnold Baffin, together with Baffin's restless wife and youthful daughter - Bradley attempts escape. His failure and its aftermath lead to a violent climax; and to a coda which casts a shifting perspective on all that has gone before.

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Title: The Black Prince
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Publication Date: 1973
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.

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Book Description Chatto and Windus, 1973. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. The jacket is shelf rubbed.Internally clean.Well bound.Very good copy.[R.K]. Seller Inventory # xn65

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Book Description The Viking Press, New York, 1973. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First American edition. Owner's address label laid on front fly, spine cocked, else very good in a near fine dustwrapper with modest edgewear. Seller Inventory # 382916

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Book Description London: Chatto & Windus, 1973. First edition, 1st impression. 8vo, original cloth; very good in good unclipped dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 15526

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Book Description Chatto & Windus, London, 1973. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Good reading condition used 1973 First Edition Hardback with intact Dust Jacket. Published by Chatto & Windus, London. Author: Iris Murdoch. ISBN: 0701119241. Approx dims: 205mm h x 135mm w x 30mm d. Intact slightly sunned condition dust jacket with some small tears/ chips to top spine of DJ, plus some slight rubbing and creasing to edges and signs of handling. Intact DJ spine with some fraying to top. Dust Jacket over good condition purple cloth boards with gilt title lettering to spine. 364 clean/ slightly tanned pages of English text. Pencil note and price rubbed out to top first inside blank page, no other inscriptions. Page ends slightly tanned. Image shown is actual book for sale. Synopsis: Bradley Pearson, an unsuccessful novelist in his late fifties, has finally left his dull office job as an Inspector of Taxes. Bradley hopes to retire to the country, but predatory friends and relations dash his hopes of a peaceful retirement. He is tormented by his melancholic sister, who has decided to come live with him; his ex-wife, who has infuriating hopes of redeeming the past; her delinquent brother, who wants money and emotional confrontations; and Bradley's friend and rival, Arnold Baffin, a younger, deplorably more successful author of commercial fiction. Seller Inventory # ABE-1507204642042

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