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)

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A beautiful, at times mystical, and painful insight into the marriage of two wonderfully odd academics. Once Alzheimer's comes along it shifts the dynamic, but displays the strength of John Bayley's ... Read full review

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

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Always a lovely story, so sad because it was a real one. Read full review

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