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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User Review  - gypsysmom - LibraryThing

Certain passages in this book seemed so familiar to me that I went back and checked the little book I started keeping in 1998 of books that I wanted to read. Sure enough, Elegy to Iris was there in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kirstie_Innes-Will - LibraryThing

This memoir about Iris Murdoch is written by her husband John Bayley - while it includes some interesting details about the origins of her works, it is increasingly dominated by recording her ... Read full review

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