Iris Murdoch The Bell (Vintage classics)

ISBN 13: 9780099283898

The Bell (Vintage classics)

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9780099283898: The Bell (Vintage classics)

First published in 1958, Iris Murdoch's funny and sad novel is about religion, the fight between good and evil and the terrible accidents of human frailty. Encamped outside Imber Abbey, home of an enclosed order of nuns, is a community of very mixed-up people waiting for the installation of a new bell, but then the old one is rediscovered.

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...behind her books one feels a power of intellect quite exceptional in a novelist -- Sunday Times

A distinguished novelist of a rare kind -- Kingsley Amis

Iris Murdoch really knows how to write, can tell a story, delineate a character, catch an atmosphere with deadly accuracy -- John Betjeman

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Iris Murdoch's funny and sad novel is about religion, the fight between good and evil and the terrible accidents of human frailty.

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Iris Murdoch
Published by Vintage Classics (1999)
ISBN 10: 0099283891 ISBN 13: 9780099283898
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