An Unofficial Rose (Google eBook)
A powerful novel of a family’s search for love amid the wreckage of failed relationships An Unofficial Rose is a story of a father and son, both dissatisfied with their lives, and both in love with someone other than their wives. While the father, a widower, regrets never leaving his wife for his mistress, the son seeks any opportunity to escape his dull marriage. Written with Murdoch’s masterful blend of comedy and tragedy, An Unofficial Rose is a compelling story of love, regret, and the complexity of human relationships.
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Review: An Unofficial RoseUser Review - Julie Bozza - Goodreads
Hhhmmm... I'm having a bit of a problematic relationship with Iris Murdoch lately. The first books of hers that I read were The Bell and The Sea, the Sea, in which I found various things to like, love ... Read full review
Review: An Unofficial RoseUser Review - Blake - Goodreads
She did not know herself. It was not possible, it was not necessary, it was perhaps not even proper. Real compassion is agnosticism; and we must be compassionate to ourselves too. Tasks lay ahead, one ... Read full review