Murdoch, Iris An Unofficial Rose

ISBN 13: 9780140021547

An Unofficial Rose

3.77 avg rating
( 535 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780140021547: An Unofficial Rose

After his wife's death, Hugh contemplates returning to his former mistress. His son, Randall, longs to abandon his shapeless marriage for a perfect partner. Randall's young daughter, Miranda, is adored by her Australian cousin Penn, but has attachments elsewhere. Her mother Ann has her own private dream, while taking upon herself the strains and pains of all the others. Impelled by affection, lust and illusion, these characters search for love within a tightly woven web.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

"Manipulating masterfully, Miss Murdoch turns out a deft three-in-one book: a sort of combined superior soap opera… a British novel of sensibility, and philosophical inquiry into reality" ( Time)

"I suspect that when the intellectual map of our own times comes to be sketched out, Iris Murdoch will occupy a position analogous to Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky... Murdoch writes better than anyone about the condition of being love: both the ecstatic joys of it and its capacity to turn otherwise decent individuals into monsters of selfishness and cruelty... Her vision of the world is heart-rending, but ultimately celebratory" (A N Wilson)

Book Description:

A complex Shakespearean comedy of intertwined relationships, as nine closely linked characters search for love

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Murdoch, Iris
Published by Penguin Books (1987)
ISBN 10: 014002154X ISBN 13: 9780140021547
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 014002154X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
47.63
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Murdoch, Iris
Published by Penguin Books
ISBN 10: 014002154X ISBN 13: 9780140021547
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
M and N Media
(Acworth, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 014002154X We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-014002154X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
47.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.22
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Murdoch, Iris
Published by Penguin Books (1987)
ISBN 10: 014002154X ISBN 13: 9780140021547
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11014002154X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
74.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.41
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Murdoch, Iris
ISBN 10: 014002154X ISBN 13: 9780140021547
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801400215471.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
102.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.22
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds