Preparations for the marriage of Edward Lannion and Marian Berran are under way. As the guests anticipate the festivities, a mysterious note from Marian is discovered and she disappears. From the background emerges Jackson, a servant, who seems able to change the workings of destiny.
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Iris Murdoch's 24th novel, a San Francisco Chronicle bestseller, explores the meaning of life in a story of love and betrayal, faith and doubt.
"Murdoch works with an intellectual daring most writers only dream of." - The Philadelphia InquirerAbout the Author:
The late Iris Murdoch was an author of universal acclaim. Her novels tackled everyday ethical and moral concerns, exploring the function of myth in making sense of one's life. She won the Booker prize in 1978 for The Sea, The sea. In addition to books, she was also a playwright, her most successful play being "Servants and the Snow." Most recently, her husband wrote and participated in the film dedicated to her life and works.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140254463
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140254463