Carel Fisher is a priest who is experiencing doubt and beginning to feel hate for God. The novel explores the forces of good and evil, and studies a religious man transferring his faith from one force to the other. This Collected Edition is published to honour Iris Murdoch's 70th birthday.
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"Iris Murdoch was one of the best and most influential writers of the twentieth century...she kept the traditional novel alive, and in doing so changed what it is capable of" ( Guardian)
" The Time of the Angels is certainly her best; wittier, more lyrical, more deeply felt than ever before. She is an enchantress" ( Sunday Times)
"I can think of few other novelists who could have written so superbly and so surely of the good and evil that encompasses us all" ( Daily Telegraph)
In this haunting novel that 'troubles our sleep' (Richard Holloway) seven characters circle the enigmatic and callous figure of Carel, a 'priest of no God'
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 014002848X
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