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Title: A FAIRLY HONOURABLE DEFEAT, A
By: Iris Murdoch, Susan Hill
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0099285339
ISBN 13: 9780099285335
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Publisher: VINTAGE PUBLISHING
Pub. date: 25 April, 2002
Pages: 464
Description: Hilda Foster is alone in an isolated cottage when she receives an important telephone call. She must get in touch with her husband but it is virtually impossible. How can she avert the crisis?
Synopsis: In this dark comedy of errors, Iris Murdoch portrays the mischief wrought by Julius, a cynical intellectual who decides to demonstrate through a Machiavellian experiment how easily loving couples, caring friends, and devoted siblings can betray their loyalties. As puppet master, Julius artfully plays on the human tendency to embrace drama and intrigue and to prefer the distraction of confrontations to the difficult effort of communicating openly and honestly.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Vintage
Returns: Returnable
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