FIRST EDITION. A Word Child By Iris Murdoch- 1975

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A Word Child charts the trials and tribulations of the title character, the ‘word child’, Hilary Burde as he attempts to recover his soul from the misery of his troubled past Filled in the usual Murdoch style with an array of colourful, fully rounded characters who people Hilary’s world, the novel is a complex and thoughtful exploration of the possibility and meaning of redemption, the nature of human memory, and the possibility of love for the tarnished soul

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Pre-owned. By turns stirring, witty, painful and joyous, the novel was received to great critical acclaim on its release. Some fading to dust jacket, a little tanning and some foxing to the top edge. Book is tight and clean with no inscriptions and is in good condition. First Edition. Hardcover. Published by Book Club Associates, London 1975

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Weight 0.497 kg