Iris: a memoir of Iris Murdoch

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Duckworth, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 189 pages
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In this memoir, Bayley describes the life he has shared with his wife, Iris Murdoch, afflicted with Alzheimer's disease. He explains how he has coped emotionally and practically with the illness that has beset the woman he loves and cherishes.

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Review: Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch (The Iris Trilogy #1)

User Review  - James Miller - Goodreads

It is rare that I find a film better than a book, but I began to find the air of faintly inferior self-deprecation by Bayley (as an Oxford professor it is safe to assume this is at least somewhat ... Read full review

Review: Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch (The Iris Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Lee Sutter - Goodreads

Not an especially well-written book, a bit dry, but fascinating look at the lives of Bayley and Murdoch, their long relationship, unlike any couple I've ever been aware of, her relationships with ... Read full review

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