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❰Reading❯ ➸ A Word Child Author Iris Murdoch – Antesmassage.co Introduction by Ray MonkSaved by education from a delinuent childhood cheated of Oxford by a tragic love tangle Hilary Burde cherishes his obsessive guilt and disappointment in a dull civil service joIntroduction by Ray MonkSaved by education from a delinuent childhood cheated of Oxford by a tragic love tangle Hilary Bu.

Rde cherishes his obsessive guilt and disappointment in a dull civil service job When the man whom he has betrayed reappe.

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eBook antesmassage.co õ A Word Child PDF/EPUB Ú A Word Epub / Dame Jean Iris Murdoch Irish born British writer university lecturer and prolific and highly professional novelist Iris Murdoch dealt with everyday ethical or moral issues sometimes in the light of myths As a writer she was a perfectionist who did not allow editors to change her text Murdoch produced 26 novels in 40 years the last written while she was suffering from Alzheimer disease She

10 thoughts on “A Word Child

  1. Jeffrey Keeten Jeffrey Keeten says:

    eBook antesmassage.co õ A Word Child PDF/EPUB Ú A Word Epub / word free, child ebok, A Word book, A Word Child Epub”What a stupid coagulated mass of indistinguishable guilt and misery I had become How perfectly futile all my sufferings had been If only I could separate out that awful mixture of sin and pain if I could only even a for a short time even for a moment suffer purely without the burden of resentment and self degradation to which I had deliberately condemned myself there might be a place for a miracle And I reflected too as I walked and walked around London on the absolute doneness of what was done”Hilary Burde has had a fair share of hard knocks For one thing he doesn’t know who his father is in some cases that is a gift but certainly it is never a good start for anyone His mother died young leaving him orphaned For a while he is raised by his Aunt Bil


  2. Cecily Cecily says:

    eBook antesmassage.co õ A Word Child PDF/EPUB Ú A Word Epub / word free, child ebok, A Word book, A Word Child EpubHilary a deprived and difficult boy is saved by a school master who nurtures his love of language He ends up at Oxford but most of the novel is set almost 20 years later when he is still suffering the results of a disastrous incident that ended his Oxford days More plot than a


  3. Cynthia Cynthia says:

    eBook antesmassage.co õ A Word Child PDF/EPUB Ú A Word Epub / word free, child ebok, A Word book, A Word Child EpubMurdoch will win you overdespite yourselfHilary Burde grows up in poverty abused He's saved by a tutor who notices his language skills and works with him to hone them Hillary is admitted to Oxford and finds a lush learning environment and yet another devoted tutor He thrives and dreams of saving himself and his younger sister from their childhood Just when he's ready to soar he commits a h


  4. Ali Ali says:

    eBook antesmassage.co õ A Word Child PDF/EPUB Ú A Word Epub / word free, child ebok, A Word book, A Word Child EpubThis is definitely my favourite of the Iris Murdoch book that I have so far read for the Murdoch a month challenge The characters are fascinating complex beings the story so finely plotted and yet it is a very readable Murdoch a page turner I loved the descriptions on London in this one London is a feature of IM's work but with this novel there were a lot of references to places I knew in London I go there very seldomI also enjoyed Hilary's Office life with the bickering and gossip and desk moving


  5. Jo Jo says:

    eBook antesmassage.co õ A Word Child PDF/EPUB Ú A Word Epub / word free, child ebok, A Word book, A Word Child EpubThe narrator of this the seventeenth novel by Iris Murdoch is a forty one year old man called Hilary Burde who had a difficult childhood as an orphan and could only use violence to express himself He is eventually mentored by a teacher Mr Osmand goes to Oxford and then after a tragic event sinks from his potential glorious rise in life to become a badly paid underutilized civil servant which is where the story begins To maintain his sanity Hilary has a strictly regimented life whether it be what he eats and wears or the days of the week he has dinner with the various people in his


  6. James James says:

    eBook antesmassage.co õ A Word Child PDF/EPUB Ú A Word Epub / word free, child ebok, A Word book, A Word Child EpubOne of my favorites by by Ms Murdoch a great place to start if you've never read her fiction very darkly funny also about mad love The ‘word child’ of the title is Hilary Burde the narrator Using one of her rare first person narratives the book has an interesting structure with each chapter headed by a day of the week This is based on the order and routine Hilary has attempted to establish for his life by having certain things that he always does on certain days of the week and the novel follows him as this routine is gradually upended From childhood he escaped into


  7. David David says:

    eBook antesmassage.co õ A Word Child PDF/EPUB Ú A Word Epub / word free, child ebok, A Word book, A Word Child EpubMy favourite Iris Murdoch and one of my favourite books London in the winter compare with Under the Net for London in the Summer Peter PanSloane Suare on the tubeI may be wrong but I think the boy at the centre of the Peter Pan story kil


  8. Margreet Heer Margreet Heer says:

    eBook antesmassage.co õ A Word Child PDF/EPUB Ú A Word Epub / word free, child ebok, A Word book, A Word Child EpubI'm giving this book four stars but liking is not exactly an emotion I associate with this read Frustration yes despair Exasperation at the way the characters all seem to be caught in their behavioral patterns Admiration for the intellect


  9. Laurie Laurie says:

    eBook antesmassage.co õ A Word Child PDF/EPUB Ú A Word Epub / word free, child ebok, A Word book, A Word Child EpubHilary Burde is the word child of the title In school the only thing he did really well in was languages He excelled at words but not in using them creatively; his interest was in learning how they worked together; the grammar not the poetry An abused orphan his plan was to get a position at Oxford which he did and bring his sister Crystal to come live with him and be educated by him But an ill advised love affair with a married woman results in a tragedy and he finds himself working at a dead end government job his sister support


  10. Mark J Easton Mark J Easton says:

    eBook antesmassage.co õ A Word Child PDF/EPUB Ú A Word Epub / word free, child ebok, A Word book, A Word Child EpubThe most egregious facet of my Vintage Classics paperback edition of Iris Murdoch’s “A Word Child” is undoubtedly the clumsy uote on the front cover from The Times “Iris Murdoch is incapable of writing without fascinating and beautiful colour” While my sanity refuses me any scope to contest the fascinating colour of Iris’s writing it would be crass and unacceptably unfair to attribute this particular book with beautiful colour as it is with a master craftswoman’s artful poise that Iris draws a very real monochrome yellow rendition of LondonInto this necessarily murky landscape Iris captures the complex frailties of human relationships and the fragile edifice of social behaviour as she draws the reader through the guilt ridden habitual purgatory of the protagonist Hilary Burde’s passive reminiscence of life – uite on a par with the devastating culpability which powers RR’s War and Peace Engraving her legendary intelligence


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