The Philosopher's Pupil
In the healing waters of Ennistone the townspeople seek health and regeneration, righteousness and ritual cleansing. To this town of subterranean inspiration the Philosopher returns. And there he exerts an almost magical influence, especially over George McCaffrey, his old pupil.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - P_S_Patrick - LibraryThing
A novel to be thoroughly entranced and absorbed in. In many ways like Thomas Mann’s Magic Mountain, but set in a cross between Bath and East Grinstead. Iris Murdoch is one of those valuable rarities ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - NaggedMan - LibraryThing
One of Murdoch's best works, the characters, though unbelievable, are real and alive. Nothing much happens but everything matters and one doesn't want it to end. Read full review